Terry Branstad on Education

Last Updated : Aug 24, 2010

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PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL CHOICE
• Successfully worked for the passage of legislation (in an Iowa House and Senate controlled by Democrats) to ensure Iowans wishing to educate their children at home could do so legally. Signed by Governor Branstad in 1991.
• Expanded the Iowa Tuition Grant program to allow more Iowa students to attend Iowa’s private colleges and universities.
• Active in the creation of the tuition tax credit to make education in private schools a more affordable alternative for parents.
• Funded and expanded the state program to provide text books and transportation assistance for students attending private schools.

 

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