Research

White Papers and Presentations

View the annual publication of data and statistics on Iowa's government, economy, and population in the LSA 2017 FACTBOOK, published July 12, 2018

View Tax Policy and Tax Cuts Analysis White Paper prepared by ISFIS, April 20, 2018

View Mandatory Retention: Iowa Rethinks an Unproven and Expensive State Policy Presentation by ISFIS, at Administrator Days in Kearney, NE, July 27, 2018

View Resources/Sources for 3rd Grade Retention, Reading Interventions, Other Strategies to Improve Literacy from the presentation at Administrator Days in Kearney, NE, July 26, 2017

View the Legislative Priorities & Advocacy Resources for Education Presentation from the Iowa ASCD Conference, by ISFIS Partners, from February 8, 2017

View the Iowa Demographics & Education Funding Then and Now Presentation from the University of Iowa Distinguished Speakers Series, featuring ISFIS Partners, from December 10, 2015

View the Analysis of Early Intervention/Class Size Block Grant White Paper prepared by ISFIS, April 1, 2013

Issue Reviews 

Issue Reviews from the Iowa Legislature are below. These reviews concern PK-12 schools and taxes. You can find a complete list of Issue Reviews on the Issue Reviews page on the Iowa Legislature website. Click on the title for a PDF version of the document.

Fiscal Topics 

Fiscal Topics from the Iowa Legislature are below. These topics concern PK-12 schools and taxes. You can find a complete list of Fiscal Topics on the Fiscal Topics page on the Iowa Legislature website.  Click on the title for a PDF version of the document.