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Education Bill Tracking

This page provides regular updates during the Iowa legislative session on bills related to education in Iowa. Information about new bills, including names, numbers, and sponsors are provided. Visit the Education Bill Tracking webpage.

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Legislative Update

The following entries are archived communications sent out during the legislative session by the Department's policy liaison.

Legislative Reports

This section includes Iowa Department of Education reports required by Iowa Code and other education reports of interest.


Antibullying Programming and Projected Expenditures

Career and Technical Education Redesign Implementation Report

Child Development Coordinating Council Annual Report

Competency-based Education Report

Early ACCESS Legislative Report

Early Childhood Assessment

Educational Programs for Children's Residential Facilities Rules Progress Report

English Language Learners Report

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Report

Iowa Autism Council 2017 Priorities

Iowa Early Intervention Block Grant Program (Class Size) 2016-2017

Iowa Interstate Compact Commission for Military Children Progress Report for Academic Year 2016-2017

Iowa Reading Research Center Report

School Association Reporting FY2016

Secure an Advanced Vision for Education (SAVE) Report FY2016

Senior Year Plus and STEM Report

Special Education Federal Reports

Student Achievement, Accountability and Professional Development Annual Report

Supplemental Assistance for High-Need Schools Report

Teacher Leadership and Compensation Status Report

Virtual Schools in Iowa Annual Report


Adult Education and Literacy Program Fiscal Year 2016 Report

Assessment Task Force Report - Science

Charter and Innovation Zone Schools in Iowa

Child Development Coordinating Council Shared Visions Annual Report (2016)

Commission on Educator Leadership and Compensation 2016 Annual Report

Closing Achievement Gaps Report

Council on Educator Development Report

Early ACCESS Governor's Report (2016)

Enrich Iowa Report Fiscal Year 2016

Home Base Iowa Postsecondary Education Reporting

Iowa Autism Council 2016 Priorities

Iowa Community Colleges ACE Infrastructure Funding for Fiscal Year 2016

Iowa Community College Additional Information Report 2016

Iowa Core Annual Report (2016)

Iowa Department of Education Infrastructure Report Fiscal Year 2016

Iowa Early Intervention Block Grant Program (Class Size) 2015-2016

Iowa Interstate Compact Commission for Military Children Progress Report for Academic Year 2015-2016

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Legislative Report

Iowa Reading Research Center Legislative Report

Kindergarten Literacy Assessment Preliminary Report (2016)

Pathways for Academic Career and Employment Program Fiscal Year 2016 Report

School Association Reporting, FY2015 (2016)

SAVE-SILO Annual Report, FY2015 (2016)

Statewide Voluntary Preschool Programs for Four-Year-Old Children 2015-2016 Preliminary Report (2016)

The Annual Condition of Education Report 2016

The Annual Condition of Iowa's Community Colleges Report 2016

Virtual Schools in Iowa Annual Report (2016)

Work-based Learning Intermediary Network Fiscal Year 2016 Report

Workforce Training and Economic Development 2016 Annual Progress Report and 2017 Plan

Archive Legislative Reports

Guidance and Updates on Legislation

Official guidance or update letters from the DE regarding education legislation. Each guidance or update letter provides further detail about requirements of specific state or federal legislation.


2017-05-26 Letter to the Field - 2017 Legislative Session - Statute Changes Affecting Schools


2016-09-09 Guidance on Varsity Athletic Eligibility of Students Open Enrolling due to Bullying and Harassment

2016-06-17 Letter to the Field - 2016 Legislative Session - Statute Changes Affecting Schools

2016-06-16 Overview and Initial Guidance on House File 2392 - ICAP

Archive Guidance and Updates on Legislation

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on October 23, 2017 at 1:10am.