LFC Daily News Clips | January 6, 2016

Good Morning

The American Federation for Children welcomes former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.), and journalist and education reform advocate, Campbell Brown, to its board of directors. http://bit.ly/1O55PVC

Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards names his three appointees to the BESE Board. http://bit.ly/1PKtYBi

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

Campbell Brown and Sen. Joseph Lieberman join AFC Board http://bit.ly/1O55PVC

School Choice

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Vouchers encourage shift from public to private schools, study shows http://bit.ly/22KGB6C

WWNO.org: New Study Explores How New Orleans Families Choose Between Public and Private Schools http://bit.ly/1MQJYxa

Cato Institute: The Unintended Consequences of Regulating School Choice http://bit.ly/1JXwRu2

Charter Schools

The Advocate: School boards asked to oppose giving a nonprofit the authority to approve charter schools — a power reserved for school boards or BESE http://bit.ly/1MT3poW

The Advocate: Feds drop criminal probe of Kenilworth charter school in Baton Rouge, no charges filed http://bit.ly/1OAf5CJ

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: U.S. Attorney ends probe into Baton Rouge charter school http://bit.ly/1PKw04v

Education Reform

The Advocate: Gov.-elect unveils his three appointments to BESE http://bit.ly/1PKtYBi

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: John Bel Edwards picks three new state school board members http://bit.ly/1ONWq1S

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report: A conversation with Kathy Edmonston on the fight against Common Core http://bit.ly/1IQSAJn

The Advocate: State, EBR forge deal to return Istrouma High to local control http://bit.ly/1RaArZo

HoumaToday.com: Study: Terrebonne public school enrollment will decline http://bit.ly/1Pf6wJF