Formal Complaint Against Iowa Education Chief

Friday, September 30, 2011

A formal complaint has been filed with state ethics regulators alleging that the Iowa Education Department director violated state law by accepting a free trip to a conference in Rio de Janeiro.

The complaint alleges Jason Glass violated the law when he was one of a dozen state education officials who accepted the trip, paid for by the Pearson Foundation, the nonprofit arm of one of the largest developers of educational assessments.

The complaint was filed Tuesday and the trip was in mid-September.

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