LFC Daily News Clips | June 22, 2016

Good Morning

Great story at Watchdog.org featuring families who have appeared in videos encouraging their fellow Louisianans to urge legislators to fully fund the Louisiana Scholarship Program. http://bit.ly/28NfJMr

With just two days left in the special legislative session, the Senate Finance Committee will convene this morning to debate a revised spending bill that includes funding for K-12 education and the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Stay tuned.

Have a great day. – Paul

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Special Legislative Session

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Louisiana Senate leadership is making one final effort to raise more money http://bit.ly/28OhzS9

The Advocate: ‘Last chance’: Louisiana Senate plans one more push to help fill budget gap http://bit.ly/28OOeX8

American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Trouble in Paradise http://bit.ly/28MVwGa

School Choice

Watchdog.com: Videos show what education vouchers mean for Louisiana families http://bit.ly/28NfJMr

The Advocate: Do vouchers save Louisiana money? Legislature to get revised report after dispute over wording http://bit.ly/28MiFZ8

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: BESE backs return of 4 Recovery charters to Orleans Parish http://bit.ly/28OXQBz

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Morris Jeff teachers, board ratify union contract http://bit.ly/28Mhw3N

Education Reform

The Advocate: Oops, they’re doing it again: Ascension School Board reopens superintendent search, to make choice after the 2016-17 school year starts http://bit.ly/28NeY7o

The Advocate: BESE gives green light to review of science standards, among oldest in U.S. http://bit.ly/28NkwO3