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Ed Today: Iowa Education Reform Plan, Texas Budget Fight

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.17.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

Ed Reform Coming To Iowa? Iowa Gov. Terry Brandstad is planning a big, $187 million push on education this year, reports KCRG. "We have many good schools with committed educators, but they are stuck in a system designed for the 20th century, not the 21st century. I am ready to invest significant resources into these educational reforms, which truly have the power to dramatically raise achievement," Branstad said. "I do not believe we should spend even one minute discussing additional resources to prop up our current educational structure until we have first agreed on the reforms our children need."

Governors Differ On Extent Of Flexibility For Health Insurance Program For The Poor

The Washington Post | Amy Goldstein & Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic and Republican governors, burdened by crushing budget pressures from Medicaid, said Sunday that federal officials should allow them more fr...

The Comeback Kids Of 2010?: Five Gubernatorial Candidates Who Want Their Old Jobs Back

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — In an election year of the angry electorate, former governors in five states are hoping that a deja vu appeal sells better than t...