LFC Daily Clips | November 2, 2015

Beginning today, families in New Orleans can submit applications for the Louisiana Scholarship Program via OneApp. The Main Round application period continues through Feb. 26, 2016.

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog:Wisconsin sees rapid growth in statewide school choice program http://bit.ly/1MsXpTU

School Choice

The Advocate:Our Views: Music to the ears of school board members http://bit.ly/1OiD8ak

OneNewsNow.com:School choice popular in Louisiana primaries http://bit.ly/1Q1QMPk

Sunshine State News:Black Voters Want School Choice, More Educational Opportunities, Too http://bit.ly/1kkQ81X

Charter Schools

Washington Post:Charters grapple with admission policies, question how public they should be http://wapo.st/1l3t1tA

Education Reform

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com:Despite campaign vows, both Vitter and Edwards face obstacles to scrap Common Core http://bit.ly/1OiCSbc

Breitbart:Activists: Corporate Cronyism Boosted Common Core Proponents To Victory On Louisiana Board of Education http://bit.ly/1Mc5wbM

The Advocate:Louisiana offers tax credits for donors who support early childhood education, but few know about it http://bit.ly/20nrLSp

Shreveport Times: La. to look for ways to reduce testing http://bit.ly/1MbZPL1

The News Star: Program will put money in students’ pockets http://tnsne.ws/1WpqOJM

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: For Hispanic students, a new pact to improve Jefferson public schools http://bit.ly/1NMcrHQ

The Town Talk: Superintendent Authement: $60K raise ‘rumor is absurd’ http://townta.lk/1GHHlBT

The Advertiser: Parents to get invites to review PARCC results http://bit.ly/1KKxYw7

The Advocate:Thirty-four join football rosters after East Baton Rouge schools reduce minimum GPA standard for participation http://bit.ly/1Pg98KM

HoumaToday.com: State to hold informational meetings for parents on PARCC tests http://bit.ly/1P5NWsw

KSL.com:State policy changes could keep churning Mississippi schools http://bit.ly/1Wr90hm