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2015 Spring Strategic Board Governance Workshops
Standards for Effective School Boards
Recommendations To The School Finance Formula
School Foundation Formula Task Force Report

An analysis of Iowa’s current school funding formula.

Supplemental State Aid Toolkit

All the tools you'll need to help you have an informed discussion with your legislators about the need to set SSA immedately!

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Weekly IASB memos sent to our member school districts.

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Committing to Success for All Students DVD [Order]
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Leadership for Student Learning book [Order]
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Endorsed Programs

IASB offers a variety of programs and services designed to create savings and maximize resources, offering schools, area education agencies and community colleges the flexibility of using additional funds for student achievement efforts.

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School Board Stories

Iowa public schools are recognized as among the best in the country. One foundation for that quality is the passion and commitment of community leaders serving on the state's public school boards. These locally elected community volunteers personify the value Iowans place on excellence in education. Collectively, school boards are a strong voice for the needs of students through their state association, the Iowa Association of School Boards.

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Member Benefits

Did you know that IGrowth is a suite of data analysis tools for the study of district student achievement data?

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Legislative Advocacy Center

Transportation Funding Toolkit Webinar- Register Now! Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:00 a.m. Learn about transportation funding legislation, IASB analysis, and tools to help you assess the impact on your district and communicate with legislators.  

Advocacy In Action- 2/25/15

2015 IASB Legislative Beliefs, Priorities, and Resolutions 

Supplemental State Aid Advocacy Toolkit
All the tools you'll need to have an informed discussion with your legislators about the need to set SSA (formerly known as Allowable Growth) immediately!

Transportation Funding Toolkit
All the tools you'll need to have an informed discussion with your legislators about addressing the differences in transportation costs per student.

2014 IASB Legislative Summary
Overview of important education related legislation enacted during the 2014 Legislative Session.

Facts about Public Education in Iowa - distributed each week during session to all members of the 86th General Assembly. 

Community Legislative Forums

IASB Legislative Directory Use this tool to find which legislators are associated with your school district. 

2015 Legislative Confernce Materials

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