Category: Education


The Heartbeat of Tragedy

By Ryan Rogers The beat goes on doesn’t it? Every couple of weeks we are shocked when a disaffected man slaughters large numbers of people. It happens so often that even the media doesn’t...


The Degradation of the Iowa Public Educator

Public educators in Iowa find themselves against the ropes and defending their profession on a regular basis. What was once regarded as a noble, well-paying career is now low-paying, high-stress and has left teaching...


LTE: ESAs Are Not the Answer

Advertisements began airing on TV and radio stations across Iowa promoting the creation of Education Savings Accounts (ESAs). The commercials use the typical conservative think-tank, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) message to sell them....