School Choice Fight in Iowa May Preview the One Facing Trump

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New York Times

Mar 21, 12:00 AM

School Choice Fight in Iowa May Preview the One Facing Trump

Despite Republican control of the governor’s mansion and both houses of the State Legislature, proposals to significantly expand school choice programs in Iowa are stalled, at least for now. The pushback has come from groups traditionally opposed to the idea — Democrats, school districts, teachers’ unions and parents committed to public schools — but also from some conservatives concerned about the cost to the state.

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