Statehouse passes bill to require in-person learning option, Reynolds to sign

Statehouse passes bill to require in-person learning option, Reynolds to sign
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Both the Iowa House and Senate passed an education bill Thursday night that required schools to offer an in-person learning option during the pandemic. The bill will now go to Gov. Kim Reynolds’ desk, which she is expected to sign into law. The bill passed the Senate 29-18 and passed the House 59-39. Under the bill, the requirement can be waived by ta Public Health Disaster declaration issued by Reynolds. It also can be waived if the Department of Education grants a waiver in the case of a school with a high number of teachers quarantining because of COVID-19.The bill covers this school year which ends June 30. Reynolds took to Twitter to announcer her plans to sign the legislation. “This legislation just passed the Iowa House and Senate, and I look forward to signing it into…



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