Mar 27, 2024 - News

The Ear: Catch up on the news

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💵 The Iowa Senate passed an amended AEA bill that splits special education funding, with 90% to AEAs and 10% to schools.

📚 Des Moines Superintendent Ian Roberts is supporting McKenzie Snow to become Iowa Director of Education as her confirmation moves forward.

🎶 Broadway shows "Back to the Future: The Musical," "Shucked" and "Life of Pi" are coming to the Des Moines Civic Center next season.

  • "Hadestown" and "Hamilton" are also returning. (WHO-13)

Editor's note: The top item in this roundup has been corrected to reflect that 90% of special education funding would go to AEAs under the bill, not 10%.

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