The Wallace Foundation recently released "How Principals Affect Students and Schools: A Systematic Synthesis of Two Decades of Research." Its findings include, "​​​​​​​​An effective principal’s impact is stronger and broader than previously thought, making it 'difficult to envision' a higher return on investment in K-12 education than the cultivation of high-quality school leadership, according to this research synthesis." Read more »


The 2021 legislative platform was approved November 11 by the Rep Council. These priorities will guide much of SAI's efforts for the session and serve as a road map for the work. As with any session, there will be additional issues that arise that require our attention and focus. We’ll keep you posted with SAI's weekly Legislative Updates
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Guidance and information from the Iowa DE, Iowa Public Information Board and others. Read more »