LFC Daily News Clips | January 11, 2016

Good Morning

It’s inauguration day in Louisiana. Interesting note on today’s swearing-in – Jim Hawthorne, longtime (and retiring) play-by-play voice of the LSU Tigers, will emcee the event. Check out this Advocate story for other John Bel Edwards inauguration notes.

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: It’s the Year of the Opportunity Scholarship in Tennessee http://bit.ly/1UDbDra

School Choice

International Business Times: Louisiana’s Controversial Voucher Program Harms Poor Students, Lowers Grades, New Study Finds http://bit.ly/1PZHJOE

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans charter renewals: long for some schools, short for others http://bit.ly/1K8I1MB

WBRZ-TV: School systems concerned about nonprofits authorizing charter schools http://bit.ly/1OKnkMt

MercuryNews.com: Oakland’s ‘common enrollment’ proposal fans the flames of great charter school debate http://bit.ly/1TPee0T

Education Reform

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: John Bel Edwards has said he wants to replace schools chief John White, but it’s not clear he can http://bit.ly/1RhPReu

Associated Press: Edwards education board appointees noncommittal on future of Education Superintendent White http://bit.ly/1mQa7XA

Shreveport Times: Bossier Parish School Board has a new president http://bit.ly/1RwDrjm

Shreveport Times: Washington: Is schools agreement solution to addressing Caddo’s ills? http://bit.ly/1SJnHIS

Daily World: School board elects new officers http://bit.ly/1TPee0T

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