Town Hall #12 – January 27, 2021

Gov. Reynolds’ Educational Proposals

SSB1065 Discussion & Analysis

Senate Study Bill 3365 –

“An Act relating to educational offerings and funding by establishing a student first scholarship program for certain pupils attending nonpublic schools, establishing a student first scholarship fund, providing an income tax exemption, modifying and establishing charter school programs, modifying provisions governing the state’s open enrollment law including voluntary diversity plans, modifying the tuition and textbook tax credit, providing for the educator expense deduction, modifying provisions related to education data collection and permissible education programs and funding, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability provisions.”


  • Mark Jacobs – Founder/CEO, Reaching Higher Iowa
  • Cindy Elsbernd – Council for Great City Schools, Student Outcomes Focused Governance coach
  • Louisa Dykstra – Parents for Great Iowa Schools