LFC Daily News Clips | January 28, 2016

Good Morning

The Louisiana National School Choice Week tour heads to Metairie and New Orleans today and Friday. LFC was joined by LAPCS and BAEO on Wednesday, hosting parents and educators in Lafayette and Baton Rouge. The Advertiser reported on the roundtable discussion at Willow Charter School in Lafayette: http://bit.ly/1VsEui9

Read the National School Choice Week letter to the editor from LFC’s Ann Duplessis and BAEO’s Stacy Martin – The Advocate: http://bit.ly/1PGpA9U

Enjoy your day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC releases “Every Child Matters” PSA featuring athletes and celebrities http://bit.ly/1PGvw2x

AFC Blog: Celebrity Champions for Choice headline Georgia NSCW rally and raise awareness nationally http://bit.ly/1nPOGGU

School Choice

The Advertiser: School choice supporters tout education options http://bit.ly/1VsEui9

The Advocate: Letters: School choice will better quality of education in La. http://bit.ly/1PGpA9U

The Advocate: Baton Rouge Diocese’s 29 Catholic schools recommended for reaccreditation for another five years http://bit.ly/1ScMM06

Charter Schools

The Advocate: BASIS seeking to open charter schools in Baton Rouge, New Orleans: ‘We do not lower the bar,’ CEO says of the challenging schools http://bit.ly/1ScMQgo

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report: Rigorous BASIS charter school set to open in Baton Rouge in 2017 http://bit.ly/1VtEcHU

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Beginnings charter group to lose leader, website reports http://bit.ly/1PkoX3I

Education Reform

Shreveport Times: ACT: Louisiana students not ready for college http://bit.ly/23v7Bar

The Advocate: Superintendent of Ascension Parish schools announces retirement, School Board gets ready to launch search for replacement http://bit.ly/1ScMQgo

The News Star: Berry able to hold office http://tnsne.ws/1UsmjJt

The Town Talk: Group reaffirms Rapides schools accreditation http://townta.lk/1nQwCws