Iowa governor designs occasion to sign education funding bills
- February 19, 2019
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.