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Branstad to sign school start date bill

Branstad OfficialBy The Iowa Statesman


Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has announced he will sign Senate File 227 at 1 p.m. Friday on the west steps of the Iowa Statehouse. SF 227 establishes Aug. 23 as the earliest school start date, with the exception of elementary and middle schools with year-round calendars. The bill passed the House 71-29 on March 24, and the Senate 28-22 the next day.