LFC Daily News Clips | August 9, 2017

Good Morning

The Advocate reports BESE will hold a closed-door discussion Aug. 16 on state Superintendent of Education John White’s contract. It remains to be seen if members will take a vote on White’s contract. http://bit.ly/2vEJsW4

Great news out of North Carolina – the Opportunity Scholarship program will have full subscription for the first time ever! A record 8,353 students will receive scholarships to attend 459 registered private schools. http://bit.ly/2vEqPBR

Enjoy your day. – Paul


The Advocate
Closed door talks coming to discuss Louisiana Supt. of Education John White’s job future…

The News Star
Excellence Academy to close, admins vow to appeal

The News Star
School celebrates landmark anniversary, new name

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
3 progressive New Orleans schools that fly outside the mainstream

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
2 New Orleans charter schools walk a progressive path

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Lack of progressive schools in New Orleans frustrates parents

The Advocate
Letters: Hiding the facts about ‘school choice’

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Controversial review system resuming for Louisiana teachers

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
New Orleans East teacher says ‘ I’m just the hype man,’ helps students find their writing voice

The Hechinger Report
A New Orleans summer teaching fellowship is wooing young black teachers — but is it enough?

American Federation for Children

Florida Scholarship Parents Turn Out and Influence Senate Special Election (Denise Lasher)

The Heartland Institute
The Corrupt Classroom: Why America Needs School Choice

The Wall Street Journal
School Vouchers Diminish Public Education

Education Week
Massive Expansion of Arizona School Choice Program Could be Blocked

The Wall Street Journal
Opponents of School Spending Accounts Claim Victory in Arizona

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