Iowa governor designs occasion to sign education funding bills

Iowa governor designs occasion to sign education funding bills

Gov. Kim Reynolds intends to sign education funding bills sent to her last week by officials giving a 2 percent expansion in state per-student subsidizing for the budget year starting in July.

Reynolds has booked a bill marking occasion for Tuesday morning at the Iowa Capitol.

The measures would help per-student support from the state general reserve to about $3.3 billion, however education advocates say somewhere around a 3 percent expansion is expected to stay aware of swelling.

Democrats proposed a correction that would have given 3 percent however Republicans holding a dominant part of votes rejected it.

The bill incorporates teacher professional development and leadership compensation.

Reynolds additionally will sign a different bill to give schools $21.3 million, incorporating financing for transportation in districts where the expense of busing students is higher.

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