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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, content, sponsors and status in the legislative process are provided. See current legislation.

 

Legislative Reports

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

2015

Antibullying Programming and Projected Expenditures Report

Child Development Coordinating Council Shared Visions Annual Report

Closing Achievement Gaps: Report to the Iowa Legislature

Competency-Based Education Report

Early ACCESS Governor's Report

Kindergarten Literacy Assessment Preliminary Report

Iowa Core Annual Report

Iowa Early Intervention Block Grant Program (Class Size)

Iowa Reading Research Legislative Report

Radon Control in Schools - Radon Notification and Testing

SAVE-SILO Legislative Report

School Association Reporting

Senior Year Plus STEM Report

Statewide Voluntary Preschool Programs for Four-Year-Old Children 2014-2015 Legislative Update (2015)

Student Achievement, Accountability, and Professional Development Annual Report

Virtual Schools in Iowa Annual Report

2014

Achievement Gaps Report

Assessment Task Force Report

Attendance Center Performance Ranking Legislative Report

Charter and Innovation Zone Schools in Iowa Annual Report

Child Development Coordinating Council Shared Visions Annual Report

Commission on Educator Leadership and Compensation Annual Report

Community College Additional Data Report

Competency-based Education Pilot and Demonstration Project

Disaster Waivers Annual Report

Early ACCESS Governor's Report

Education Association Reporting

Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunities for Military Children

Iowa Autism Council Priorities 2014

Iowa Core Annual Report

Iowa Early Intervention Block Grant Program (Class Size) Report

Iowa Reading Research Center Report

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Legislative Report

Kindergarten Literacy Assessment Preliminary Report

Modified Allowable Growth for Dropout Prevention Annual Report

Online Curriculum Study Uniform Transfer of Academic Credit

Online Learning Survey Report 

SAVE/SILO Annual Report

School District Reporting Requirements

STEM Senior Year Plus Enrollment Report

Secondary Career and Technical Education Task Force: Interim Progress Report

Student Achievement, Accountability and Professional Development Annual Report

The Annual Condition of Education Report

The Annual Condition of Iowa's Community Colleges 2014

2013

Building World-Class Schools for Iowa-A Legislative Brief

Charter and Innovation Zone Schools in Iowa Annual Report (2013)

Commission on Educator Leadership and Compensation Annual Report (2013)

Community College Additional Data Report

Compact for Education Report (2013)

Competency-based Education Task Force Report (December 2013)

Competency-based Education Task Force Preliminary Report (June 2013)

Disaster Waiver Report (December 2013)

Disaster Waiver Report (January 2013)

Early ACCESS Governor's Report (2013)

Education Association Reporting

Education Compact Legislative Report - 2012 Activity (2013)

ICN Report Assumptions and Comments 2012-2013 (2013)

Iowa Autism Council Priorities (2013)

Iowa Core Annual Report (2013)

Iowa Core Legislative Briefing (2013)

Iowa Early Intervention Block Grant Program (Class Size) (2013)

Iowa Extended Learning Time Pilot Project Model Report (2013)

Iowa Reading Research Center Report (2013)

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Legislative Report (December 2013)

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Legislative Report (January 2013)

Iowa's Research and Development Center for Education Innovation Report (2013)

Kindergarten Literacy Assessment Preliminary Report (2013)

Maintenance Infrastructure Funding Report (2013)

Modified Allowable Growth for Dropout Prevention (2013)

Overcoming the Achievement Divide: Key Challenges and Solutions for Iowa Schools 2013

Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Report (2013)

Report on Online Schools and Recommendations (2013)

SAVE/SILO Annual Report (2013)

Statewide Voluntary Preschool Programs for Four-Year-Old Children 2012-2013 Legislative Update (2013)

State-Funded Preschool Report: Analyses of Third-Grade ITBS Results of Children Enrolled in Iowa’s 2007-08 Statewide Voluntary Preschool Programs

Student Achievement, Accountability and Professional Development Annual Report (2013)

Suicide Prevention and Trauma-Informed Care Task Force Report (2013)

The Annual Condition of Education Report: 2013

The Annual Condition of Iowa's Community Colleges 2013

2012

Administrator Evaluation Task Force Final Report

Charter and Innovation Zone Schools in Iowa Annual Report (December 2012)

Child Development Coordinating Council Shared Visions Annual Report (2012)

Early ACCESS Governors Report (2012)

Early Childhood Assessment Task Force Final Report

Education Association Reporting

Instructional Time Task Force Final Report

Interstate Compact on Education of Military Children

Iowa Autism Council 2013 Priorities (December 2012)

Iowa Core Annual Report (2012)

Iowa Early Intervention Block Grant Program (Class Size) 2011-2012

ICN Report Assumptions and Comments 2011-2012

Kindergarten Literacy Assessment Preliminary Report (2012)

Modified Allowable Growth for Dropout Prevention Annual Report (2012)

NCLB Waiver Request Legislative Briefing

SAVE/SILO Annual Report (2012)

Special Education Federal Reports (December 2012)

Special Education Federal Reports (July 2012)

Statewide Research and Development Report (2012)

Student Achievement, Accountability and Professional Development Annual Report (2012)

Task Force on Early Childhood Assessment Final Report (2012)

Teacher Leadership and Compensation Task Force Final Report

Teaching Standards and Teacher Evaluation Task Force Final Report

The Annual Condition of Education Report (2012)

 The Annual Condition of Iowa's Community Colleges (2012)

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.

2014

2014-07-15 Letter to the Field - 2014 Legislative Session - Statute Changes Affecting Schools

2014-04-01 Instructional Hours vs. Days Guidance

2013

2013-12-20 Special Education Costs

2013-12-12 Early Literacy

2013-12-03 Guidance on Independent Accreditation

2013-07-15 Guidance on the Iowa Teacher Leadership and Compensation System

2013-07-08 Letter to the Field - 2013 Legislative Session - Statute Changes Affecting Schools

2013-05-06 Compulsory Attendance for 5-year-old Students

2013-01-25 Extended Guidance on Practitioner Collaboration and Peer Review

2012

2012-12-21 Letter to the Field - Content Assessment for Teachers of Japanese Language

2012-10-03 Letter to the Field - Change in 5-12 History Content Exam

2012-09-20 Letter to the Field - Short Term Exemption for Pedagogy Assessment

2012-09-18 Letter to the Field - Practitioner Preparation Program Assessments 

2012-07-12 Letter to the Field - 2012 Legislative Session - Statutory Changes Affecting Schools

Archive Guidance and Updates on Legislation

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