LFC Daily News Clips | January 4, 2016

Happy New Year! We’re looking forward to a fantastic 2016.

National School Choice Week is Jan. 24 – 30. Stay tuned for details on how we will celebrate educational choice in Louisiana.

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School Choice

Heartland.org: School Choice Year in Review http://bit.ly/1Z1VAtu

Education Reform

The Advocate: Pointe Coupee teachers hope for salary hike in 2016; district one of the lower paying in the area http://bit.ly/1PaNiVz

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Here’s to a 2016 with improved schools, less crime and no flooding: An Editorial http://bit.ly/1JoQZdG

The Advocate: Budget cuts coming again to East Baton Rouge schools, conflicting signals as to how deep http://bit.ly/1PHLdoK

The Advocate: Lafayette board members plan to get the word out soon on tax proposal http://bit.ly/1PFQtHC

The Advocate: Lafayette Parish School System’s first improvement administrator Irma Trosclair reveals how she aims to close achievement gap in the school system http://bit.ly/1ZKcVnN

The Advocate: Lafayette school system looks at creating mentorship program for new teachers http://bit.ly/1PHMHiU