Iowa Senate

Dems: Investing in schools keeps Iowans competitive

January 23, 2015

Strong Iowa schools are crucial to a world-class education that prepares students for good jobs and strengthens our middle class. Business leaders say Iowa’s shortage of skilled workers hurts their ability to grow and operate competitively. That means our state’s continued success depends on support for Iowa students and schools at all levels. Other states…

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Dems: Investing in students: Iowa has fallen far enough

January 23, 2015

We often hear that education is Iowa’s number one priority… Yet Iowa’s business leaders repeatedly say that our shortage of skilled workers hurts their ability to attract new businesses.  Iowans want a high wage, high skill economy. However, our current lack of investment in education is setting the stage for a low-wage, low-skill economy for…

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