Schools warn of larger classes, fewer education options

Schools warn of larger classes, fewer education options Rod Boshart The Gazette Jan 19, 2016 at 12:42 pm DES MOINES — Legislative Democrats say K-12 schools will be forced to increase class sizes, leave education positions unfilled and delay technology and textbooks purchases unless the split-control Legislature boost state aid to schools by at least Read more about Schools warn of larger classes, fewer education options[…]

Branstad weighs school tax diversion for water quality

Branstad weighs school tax diversion for water quality William Petroski and Brianne Pfannenstiel, bpfannenst@dmreg.com 9:56 p.m. CST January 4, 2016 Gov. Terry Branstad is exploring a legislative proposal that would provide money for water quality projects by using projected revenue growth from an existing statewide sales tax for schools, a Branstad aide confirmed Monday. The Read more about Branstad weighs school tax diversion for water quality[…]