LFC Daily News Clips | January 13, 2016

Good Morning

A must read – the strong response from Louisiana education superintendent John White to a recent study on the Louisiana Scholarship Program and the study’s contention that the high level of private school regulation has driven away better schools. http://bit.ly/1N758Hh

My latest AFC Blog post: Louisiana parents: “Governor Edwards, protect educational choice”

A new poll shows strong support of school choice by our neighbors in Mississippi. http://bit.ly/1JIezlN

Have a great Wednesday! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Louisiana parents: “Governor Edwards, protect educational choice” http://bit.ly/1nfP9SA

AFC Press Release: 78 percent of Mississippi voters support school choice http://bit.ly/1JIezlN

School Choice

EdExcellence.net: America’s most disadvantaged students need real accountability, not ideology http://bit.ly/1N758Hh

Washington Times: Resolving to explore education options http://bit.ly/1J2GUDh

Heartland.org: Study Finds Negative Voucher Effects, but Why? http://bit.ly/1J2Dalm

Charter Schools

The Advertiser: BESE takes up Lafayette charter proposal again http://bit.ly/1l4buAF

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Mystery cloaks ouster at New Orleans’ largest charter school group http://bit.ly/1TUwhCT

Washington Post: Netflix chief announces $100 million fund for education http://wapo.st/22Z9fB1

Education Reform

The Advocate: BESE committee approves return of Istrouma High to EBR system http://bit.ly/1Zkl14b

The New Orleans Advocate: Jefferson Parish School Board will ask for higher property tax this spring to help finance new school buildings http://bit.ly/1ZtfXQq