DMPS Highlight 2019 Legislative Agenda
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The legislative session is in full swing, and on Saturday Des Moines Public Schools told lawmakers exactly what it would like to see accomplished. A panel of lawmakers listened to the school district's pitch for the 2019 legislative session at North High School. Teachers and parents were also on hand. At the top of the priority list is to increase the amount of funding for the district's English Language Learners (ELL) program.