Evans: School and state board blunder in major transparency case
June 29, 2023
These are challenging times for Iowa’s 327 public school districts.
They are being watched closely by state officials and lawmakers, by parents and by others in the community. These eyes are looking for signs schools are treading lightly on topics like racial history and sexual orientation or that schools are being distracted from dealing with unruly kids who disrupt other students’ learning.
With this heightened scrutiny, some districts are doing themselves a disservice when they try to keep the public in the dark.
Here’s a real-life example. It illustrates my belief government will...