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Side-by-Side Comparison of Anti-Bullying Proposals:
Click here for the report.

 

Senate to House Education Reform Comparison:
Click here for the report.

 

Governor's Education Reform Bill Section Analysis HSB 4:
Click here for the report.


Education Reform:

SF 2284 created several Task Forces to study education reform issue over the Interim. Many of their final reports are due mid-October.

The Teacher Leadership and Compensation Task Report has been released with eleven recommendations. The report is the culmination of seven months of consensus-based work by the task force, made up of 25 education stakeholders representing teachers, principals, superintendents, education associations, school boards, the Iowa Department of Education and higher education.

 

Find the recommendations and reports of all the Education Reform task forces on the Iowa Department of Education's web site here: http://educateiowa.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2649&Itemid=5158


Presentations to the Greater Des Moines Partnership Business Summit for Education Reform Jan. 7
, 2013, can be found at this link, http://www.desmoinesmetro.com/regional-workforce/education/ Including specifically the PPT of Gallup information titled: EDUNOMICS: The Economics for Winning in Education, Brandon Busteed


Federal Sequestration:

The AASA published their findings, explaining the impact of federal sequestration on school budgets. Contact Congress and let them know the financial impact, if the sequestration is allowed to go through, will be devastating for students and result in job losses for schools. AASA Report of Findings: "Cut Deep: How the Federal Sequester will Impact Our Nation's Schools."
 

 




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