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Newsletter: ***UPDATED: Issue 2022 Volume 7 | February 25, 202

Please see the updated intro with information about the tax proposal!
On Monday of this week, the House passed HF2416, relating to student eligibility requirements based on their sex at birth in athletics in K-12 and higher education, including Community Colleges. The bill now goes to the Senate where a similar bill has already passed out of committee. The Senate also...
Phi Theta Kappa: Celebrating the All-Iowa Academic Team - March 2 At the Embassy Suites (101 E. Locust St, Des Moines) 5:30 p.m. - Registration & Social 6:00 p.m. - Seating Begins 6:30 p.m. - Dinner & Keynote 7:00 p.m. - Awards and Ceremony
A reminder that award nominations are due March 8. All nomination forms can be found and filled out here, and the full timeline can be found here. We want every College to submit nominations as we all know our teams are stellar and deserve credit!
Key DEI Terms to Know Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are not just buzz words or a catchy phrase. Each word is distinct as well as other key DEI terms. To start the journey in making your campus more diverse, equitable, and inclusive, it is imperative that your College establishes...
It's true! 1 out of every 23 jobs in Iowa is supported by the activities of our Community Colleges and students. Find the full Economic Impact Report here. Palfinger shows support for Iowa Western Palfinger, the world’s leading provider of innovative crane and lifting solutions, announced a major gift to...
Iowa OER Virtual Summit - March 1-3: Noon-4 p.m. From the website: We need more OER Superheroes to support our students. By joining this team, you will have opportunities to forge connections, collaborations, and partnerships that promote openness. Together, we can lift our students, celebrate our success, share our challenges....
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Bill List as of February 25, 2022 Category Bill # Bill Explanation Comments Registration Status Free Speech HF2437 (Previously HSB677) Prohibit a government entity from burdening a person's free exercise of religion. 2/16 Introduced, placed on calendar. Free Speech SF2284 Prohibit a government entity from burdening a person's free exercise...
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