- Federal appeals court rejects hair braiders’ constitutionality challenge
- $368K in board’s licensing fees “stuffed in drawers and filing cabinets” and never deposited, auditor finds
- Deregulation efforts more likely in Republican states with fewer minorities
- Reciprocity does not require similar training programs, court finds
- “Mirroring” of discipline by another state “unduly harsh” and arbitrary
Iowa teachers who are found to be drunk at work will now have to be reported to the state’s licensing board, under a new state law. Until now, a drunken teacher could simply be charged with public intoxication. The bill bringing in these changes was filed in response to a high profile 2015 case where a teacher had blood alcohol levels over twice the legal limit, but was not reported to the licensing board until her court case demanded it.
Full story by Mackenzie Ryan via The Des Moines Register