Governor Branstad Names New Department of Eductation Director

From the Office of the Governor: OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR Governor Terry E. Branstad « Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 Contact: Governor’s Office 515-281-5211   Branstad names Dr. Brad Buck as new Iowa Department of Education director (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today named Dr. Brad Buck, […]

Support Needed for School Start Petition

Several travel and tourism groups throughout Iowa have recently petitioned the Iowa Department of Education to develop rules that would address schools seeking waivers to start their school year early in Iowa.  The petition specifically addresses the following: Rulemaking is essential to define the statutory term “significant negative educational impact”.  Most schools in Iowa request a waiver from […]