LFC Daily News Clips | April 19, 2017

Good Afternoon

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee held a public hearing on HB 1. The budget bill includes funding for the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Parents and supporters of the program testified. View testimony highlights: https://youtu.be/2Ws898I80L8


The Lens
Louisiana families must give up special education rights for school vouchers

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
East Baton Rouge school performance dips, Capital Region increases in BRAC report card

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Will the New Orleans charter school decisions be fair?

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Mahalia Jackson Elementary might not close for good

School leaders plan to phase out Mahalia Jackson elementary school

The Advocate
Troubled Baton Rouge charter school gets new life, plan for new management

The Times
Alderman: We need to pull children in the same direction

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The Atlantic
The Supreme Court Considers Whether Churches Should Get Taxpayer DollarsEducation Week
First Wave of ESSA Plans Gives Early Look at State Priorities

The Hill
The battle is over, and school choice won

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