Report: Rural poverty in America is "an emergency" - NPR

Time is running out to extend Iowa sales tax for schools - The Gazette

Iowa Bill Reduces Rural District Bus Costs - School Transportation News

Margaret Buckton Interviewed with School Leaders on School Safety, Vouchers and More - IPR

Taken for a Ride: Investigating school transportation costs - KWWL

For richer and for poorer: a look at funding in two Iowa schools - The Gazette

Case Study: Davenport's legal challenge against "inequity in funding" - The Gazette 

Is School Funding Fair? A Roundtable Debate - EdWeek Article

IPR's Sarah Boden reports on juggling school transportation, education funding - Interview on SoundCloud 

Transportation Cost Disparity Takes Funds from Education in Some Iowa School Districts - IowaWatch.Org

Journal Express article - RSAI noted in the Journal Express regarding opposition to HF 566, change of school board elections to November. 

School Choice and Rural Education

Parents for Great Iowa Schools Press Release

Education Week Article, January 19, 2017 Read about how education is failing rural Iowa in this commentary piece from Education Week

FOX TV News Story, May 2016- Click here to read about the future of rural schools in Iowa given funding concerns. 

Budget Costs Soar for Rural Schools - Click here to read an article on the Iowa Public Radio website regarding Iowa rural school funding.


I-35 Students Advocate for 4% with #FOURtunatefutures and #pupilsnotpolitics - Click here to read an excerpt from the student published Roadrunner Report.  Share your district's success stories with your local Representative and use the hashtags #FOURtunatefutures and #pupilsnotpolitics.