We’re keeping a close eye on the special legislative session, especially any action that could negatively impact the Louisiana Scholarship Program. LFC president Ann Duplessis is quoted in today’s article in The Advocate on threats to the program. http://bit.ly/1KXGm2s.
Also today, Ann Duplessis, has a new column on Medium.
Today is leap day. Here’s all you need to know about Feb. 29: http://bit.ly/1oJ0OcZ.
Have a great week. – Paul
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American Federation for Children
AFC Blog: Reveille for Educational Choice Supporters http://bit.ly/1VMSHqC
Medium: Closing the achievement gap for at-risk students — Louisiana Scholarship Program http://bit.ly/1pkBRFs
The Advocate: Vouchers suddenly under the microscope; program’s future is unclear http://bit.ly/1KXGm2s
lalegeeducation.com: Cameron Henry Is Going After LDOE…Again http://bit.ly/1Lq0MBg
Brookings.edu: Overregulation Theory isn’t enough to explain negative voucher effects http://brook.gs/1RfcL13
The Advocate: Charter-friendly New Orleans schools administration leads some schools back to local governance http://bit.ly/21DlVfa
Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: 7 more schools stay in Recovery system; 2 left to vote http://bit.ly/1VMLFSZ
The Lens: Charter schools under Algiers and Choice boards to remain with recovery district http://bit.ly/1oJ4ZFO
Watchdog.org: The status quo vs. school choice in Louisiana courts http://bit.ly/1RfdgbF
Uptown Messenger: Lusher votes to authorize legal action against new school funding formula http://bit.ly/1T447bN
The Advocate: Gov. John Bel Edwards blasts Bobby Jindal, calling him “the most irresponsible governor who has ever governed Louisiana” http://bit.ly/1QQ8kzA
The Advocate: After years of consideration, School Board to debate $17 million career-themed high school http://bit.ly/1QQ8xms
The Advocate: Soon-to-depart St. Augustine High leader confident school’s progress will continue http://bit.ly/1QfSlYe