Mary Stroka

Iowa will appeal district court’s decision to not dismiss permanent injunction on six-week abortion ban

(The Center Square) – Polk County District Court denied the State of Iowa’s motion to dismiss the permanent injunction on a 2018 law banning most…

Minnesota spending $900,000 to encourage kids to go outside

(The Center Square) – Minnesota is distributing the second half of $900,000 from its general fund and an account of the Game and Fish Fund…

Iowa news organizations sue Bettendorf School District, board

(The Center Square) – The Iowa Freedom of Information Council, Quad-City Times, KWQC, WQAD and WHBF on Monday sued Bettendorf Community School District and its…

Iowa invests $100M in ARPA and ESSER funds in school safety

(The Center Square) – Iowa will spend $100 million in school safety funding to support public, non-public and independent schools, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday.…

Grassley: Iowa governor’s private school scholarships bill will not pass this session

(The Center Square) – Iowa House Speaker Pat Grassley, R-New Hartford, told reporters Monday that Gov. Kim Reynolds’ proposal for Iowa taxpayers to use $55…

$55.2M school voucher program proposal passes Iowa Senate

(The Center Square) – Thousands of Iowa primary and secondary school students would become eligible for taxpayer-funded school vouchers for private schools if the Iowa…

Iowa U.S. Senators propose bill mandating disclosure of total interest on student loans

(The Center Square) – College students would learn the estimated total interest they would pay on an education loan before they take it out if…

National Right to Work Foundation provides legal advice to Minneapolis Public Schools teachers

(The Center Square) – A legal notice issued to staff at Minneapolis Public Schools describes steps to follow if staff desires to return to work. The…