Iowa

June 13, 1990 – Education Week
April 18, 1990 – Education Week
February 21, 1990 – Education Week
November 8, 1989 – Education Week
The Iowa House and Senate adjourned last week after failing to resolve an impasse over how to deal with parents who seek to teach their children at home or in church-affiliated schools that employ uncertified teachers.

As a result, home educators and uncertified teachers may be subject to arrest after July 1, when the legislature's one-year moratorium on prosecuting them ends. Legislators speculated, however, that such prosecutions would be rare, largely because of political pressure on county attorneys who attempt to carry them out.

May 17, 1989 – Education Week
The Iowa legislature has adopted a new formula for distributing $1 billion in state aid to public schools.
May 10, 1989 – Education Week
After five years of debate, members of the Iowa House last week passed a bill that they say represents their final attempt at compromise with families that seek for religious reasons to teach their children at home or in church-affiliated schools that employ uncertified teachers.
April 26, 1989 – Education Week
Negotiations in the Iowa legislature over a new formula for distributing $1 billion in state school aid could be derailed over a proposal to let school districts levy a special property tax without voter approval.
April 5, 1989 – Education Week

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