LFC Daily Clips | December 4, 2015

Four non-profit organizations, including the American Federation for Children, have filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case that would overturn “Blaine Amendments” in state constitutions and remove the chief obstacle to school vouchers in all 50 states. http://bit.ly/1XzB9U3

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American Federation for Children

Press Release: Goldwater Institute, Foundation for Excellence in Education, Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options, American Federation for Children File Supporting Brief Asking Supreme Court to Hear Case on Douglas County, Colorado School Voucher Program http://bit.ly/1XzB9U3

AFC Blog:Bobby Jindal wants just one thing from Louisiana’s Governor-elect http://bit.ly/21yYYL0

School Choice

Education Week: School Voucher Advocates Push Supreme Court to Hear Case on Blaine Amendmentshttps://t.co/HqqwdIo4z9

The Advocate:Mary Landrieu letter: After Bobby Jindal’s misguided attack on education, it’s time for renewed focus http://bit.ly/1leTJQh

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate:Two academies land state charters to operate in Jefferson after not getting OK from parish School Board http://bit.ly/1XFu5Ft

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com:Lake Forest Elementary coming back to Lake Forest Blvd. http://bit.ly/1NvL5CR

The Advertiser:Reality TV spanking may doom Lafayette charter school http://bit.ly/1Tnvwll

Education Reform

The Advocate:New Lafayette school improvement administrator says she’s committed to ensuring that all children succeed, regardless of backgrounds http://bit.ly/1TCNKA2

The Advocate:Lafayette School Board to ask voters for 16-mill property tax increase for school construction and programs http://bit.ly/1YNlrSu

The Advocate:Some rural St. Landry schools to get school resource officers http://bit.ly/1PEbmWr

The News Star: Grants support students with disabilities http://tnsne.ws/1m1g1Fd

Shreveport Times: Caddo School Board hears calls for transparency, excellence http://bit.ly/1TuVILr

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com:House passes legislation rewriting ‘No Child Left Behind’ http://bit.ly/1O7zquN

The Town Talk:Is your student’s school zone changing? http://townta.lk/1ItoOd8

The News Star: Is your school district worth your mortgage? http://tnsne.ws/1NuMLB5