Instructional Hours and Regents Nominees
There were some fireworks last week at the State Capitol as two of Governor Terry Branstad’s nominees to serve on the Iowa Board of Regents came before the Senate Education Committee. Host Clay Masters talks with Senator Herman Quirmbach, Chair of the Senate Education Committee about lawmakers’ concerns. And a discussion of whether the time students spend in school should be counted in days or hours. A proposal making its way through the legislature would count instructional time in hours.