LFC Daily News Clips | August 17, 2016

Good Morning

The American Federation for Children will release its first School Choice Report Card on August 25 at the Fordham Institute. The report card ranks every private school choice program in the country. http://bit.ly/2bvQ1he

Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana has established a relief fund to help purchase classroom supplies for teachers affected by this year’s floods. A+PEL will cover all schools in all parishes declared disaster areas, with donations going directly to Louisiana teachers. http://bit.ly/2aXcfae

The Advocate has summaries of flooding impacts on Louisiana school districts.
Here: http://bit.ly/2aZRQEF
Here: http://bit.ly/2bAtByt

Enjoy your day. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC to release its first School Choice Report Card at the Fordham Institute http://bit.ly/2bvQ1he

School Choice

TampaBay.com: Appeals court deals setback to opponents of Florida’s voucher-like program for schools http://bit.ly/2bvNjJl

redefinED: Florida appeals court dismisses lawsuit challenging tax credit scholarships http://bit.ly/2bvEgrX

Charter Schools

The Daily Beast: NAACP Calls for Charter School Ban, Leaves Black Parents and Children Behind http://thebea.st/2bawJzK

Watchdog.org: Detroit Public Schools struggle, charter succeeds http://bit.ly/2bAyvv2