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Parents Look to Take Back Local Schools

Parents Look to Take Back Local Schools

Parents are fed up with mask and vaccine mandates, gender and race issues in our local schools.  Citizens across Iowa are stepping up and running for their local school boards to take them back. Recently, ...
Iowa Needs School Choice

Iowa Needs School Choice

Mask mandates are the latest controversy in a series of events that has parents up in arms over what is best for their children. Recently, TEF Iowa Deputy Director Walt Rogers spoke with Jeff Angelo ...
Reducing Spending Without Sacrificing Services

Reducing Spending Without Sacrificing Services

In many communities across Iowa, local governments continue to ask for more property tax dollars, claiming that critical infrastructure and services will deteriorate without an increase. So, is it possible to reduce spending without sacrificing ...
Making Better Use of Your Property Taxes

Making Better Use of Your Property Taxes

How can local governments in Iowa provide tax relief without cutting services? Dave Trabert, CEO of the Kansas Policy Institute, explains how local governments can spend less money if they prioritize spending. Trabert also explains ...
A Solution to Iowa’s Property Tax Problem

A Solution to Iowa’s Property Tax Problem

In an effort to fill the gaps within the public school system, Royal Legacy Christian Academy opened its doors in 2008. The goal, to provide an affordable and accessible alternative to traditional public schools. Enrollment ...
The State of Our Economy

The State of Our Economy

Creighton University Economics Professor, Dr. Ernie Goss joined TEF Iowa Deputy Director Walt Rogers to discuss how our state and national economy are recovering from the COVID-19 induced recession and what method is best to ...
School Choice Growing in Waterloo

School Choice Growing in Waterloo

In an effort to fill the gaps within the public school system, Royal Legacy Christian Academy opened its doors in 2008. The goal, to provide an affordable and accessible alternative to traditional public schools. Enrollment ...
School Choice Success in Des Moines

School Choice Success in Des Moines

By offering a customized and unique curriculum, Joshua Christian Academy in Des Moines offers its students hope and opportunity they would not otherwise have had in traditional public schools. ...