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State Sen. Amy Sinclair, the chair of the Iowa Senate Education Committee, has signed the Education Freedom Pledge. The pledge itself is quite simple:

“I pledge to support policies that promote parental rights in education and educational freedom. This includes the right of parents to voice their opinions at school board meetings and to take their children’s taxpayer-funded education dollars to the education providers of their choosing – whether it be a public, private, charter, or home school.”

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Sinclair joins colleagues in the Senate such as Jeff Taylor (vice-chair of the Senate Education Committee), Jesse Green, Ken Rozenboom, Brad Zaun and Craig Johnson.

The House Education Committee Chair is noticeably absent, however. Rep. Dustin Hite has not signed the pledge. State Rep. Skyler Wheeler — who serves as the vice-chair of the House Education Committee — has signed the pledge.

Wheeler is joined by colleagues Jeff Shipley, Henry Stone, John Wills, Mark Cisneros, Anne Osmundson, Cherielynn Westrich, Steven Holt, Eddie Andrews, Brooke Boden and Steve Bradley.

You can view the list here.

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was the first governor in the nation to sign the pledge.

Author: Jacob Hall

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