In education, failure is not an option | Guest Columnists

It is the time of year when local newspapers across the state provide Iowans with accounts of our legislators’ sausage making regarding pending laws and annual budget appropriations.

To that end, if you read your local newspaper, it’s clear that both legislative houses in Des Moines are charged with ministering more than a $7 billion budget, hence the sausage making and horse trading among both political parties and the delicate dance between the upper and lower houses of our Legislature.

Given that this is Black History Month compels me to address truth to power, regarding what I deem to be pivotal K-12 pending educational legislation. Please know, I can remember in the southern region of our…

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