LFC Daily News Clips | January 26, 2016

Good Morning

Just in time for National School Choice Week, we have a new school choice PSA featuring Shaquille O’ Neal, Jalen Rose, Lisa Leslie, Marcellus Wiley, Elise Neal, Laila Ali and many others. View it here: http://www.laschoolchoice.org

Our National School Choice Week tour begins tomorrow in Lafayette and Baton Rouge – at Willow Charter Academy and the East Baton Rouge Public Library (Main Branch).

Have a great day! – Paul

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School Choice

Louisiana Public Broadcasting: School Choice Issues in Louisiana http://bit.ly/1SgS5Ke

Education Week: Choosing Between Public, Charter and Private Schools: Through the Eyes of New Orleans’ Parents http://bit.ly/1nMNOmm

WIBC.com: From Cable News to Education Reform: Brown Keynotes School Choice Rally in Indy http://bit.ly/1OVA5Ar

The Commercial Appeal: Guest column: Opportunity Scholarships create path forward for more children http://bit.ly/1nvQQMb

LocalMemphis.com: School Voucher Debate Heats Up In Memphis http://bit.ly/1PAabb6

Breitbart.com: Carly Fiorina Touts School Choice, Liberal Policies ‘Trapping Students’ http://bit.ly/1UolTU9

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Public school system challenges charter schools funding http://bit.ly/1nlbBt4

Economics21.org: New Report: Charter Schools Are Better at Retaining Hard-to-Educate Students http://bit.ly/1lNJlhG

Education Reform

The Advocate: Istrouma High reopening may be delayed; superintendent unsure can meet August opening http://bit.ly/1UoiMvD

The Advocate: Demolition on former Central Middle School site continues with School Board to consider what to do with the 28 acres http://bit.ly/1nvM29p

The Advertiser: Lafayette principals to strive for new goals http://bit.ly/1QoswoF

American Press: Career education has given students hope http://bit.ly/1ZQ0bdf