Iowa Gov Signs Into Law New School Choice Program That Funds Private School Students
Republican Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed school choice legislation into law Tuesday that provides private school students with taxpayer funds.
Under House Study Bill 1 or the “Students First Act,” students in private school will receive $7,598, the average cost the state spends on a public school student, per year for any family in the state to cover private school expenses. The bill, signed by Reynolds on Tuesday, passed the Iowa House in a 55-45 vote and the Iowa Senate in a 31-18 vote on Monday, according to KCCI 8 News.
“For the first time we...