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Legislative Report (Vol XXIV No.6) February 14, 2005 Siegrist Presentation

As written in last weeks report Director of AEA Services Brent Siegrist made a presentation to the education subcommittee of the Governors’ governance study group. The purpose of the presentation was to review the Iowa Educational Consortium, review areas where the AEAs are currently providing administrative services to schools and...
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Legislative Report (Vol XXIV No.5) Feb 7, 2005 House Education Committee Passes 100% Foundation Level

The House Education Committee passed HF 139 (now HF 288) a bill raising the school foundation formula aid level to 100% over a number of years. The bill would provide that under the formula school aid would depend upon 100% state funding rather than the current mix of state aid...
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On-line Master's Degree courses for K-12 teachers: Summer registration deadline is March 01, 2005

The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency and Walden University in collaboration with Canter-produced programs bring K - 12 teachers distance learning Master's Degree Programs that are practical, convenient, relevant, collaborative, and affordable. These On-line Master's Degree programs are designed to give teachers skills and knowledge that can be immediately applied...
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Legislative Report (Vol XXIV No.2) Jan 17th, 2005 Senate Approves Allowable Growth

The Senate unanimously approved SF 36, the allowable growth bill on Wednesday. The bill, which establishes a 4% increase, means that state aid will be worth $2.074 billion, an increase of $99.5 million over the previous year. Total support for schools will be $3.14 billion, with $1.07 billion coming from...
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Legislative Report (Vol XXIV No.1) Jan 10th, 2005 Governor Calls For Increased Education Funding

Governor Thomas Vilsack delivered his State of the State address on Tuesday devoting a great portion of it to educational issues. The exact requests of the Governor will not be known until he submits his budget later this month. We do know however that his budget will call for an...
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Glass Apple

Sue Ferrell is currently a library media specialist at Truman Elementary in Davenport, and one of the first library media specialists’ to be hired in the Davenport district. Back in 1971, there were only librarians, and Sue was one of the first graduates from the library media specialist program to...
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