LFC Daily News Clips | February 1, 2016

Good Morning

ICYMI: The American Federation for Children released its 2nd Annual National School Choice Poll showing 70 percent of Americans supporting school choice. http://bit.ly/1lXHyGY

We witnessed enthusiastic support of school choice during National School Choice Week celebrations in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Metairie and New Orleans. Great moments, including students at The Good Shepherd School performing the NSCW dance – https://youtu.be/JiGamJEpkv8.

Have a great week! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Arizona School Choice Rally brings hundreds of students to the state capitol http://bit.ly/1OV7w8C

School Choice

Washington Examiner: Poll: 7 in 10 Americans support school choice http://washex.am/1VCessR

Richochet.com: What School Choice Supporters Can Learn from the Conservative Response to Trump http://bit.ly/1SOmLE4

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Drake says charter competition has East Baton Rouge schools in ‘fight for our lives’ http://bit.ly/1WX6kV3

Uptown Messenger: Lusher considers legal action over state funding issues http://bit.ly/1P0j8ac

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Fraud in testing, special education found at ReNEW charter school http://bit.ly/1m84oM9

Education Reform

The Advocate: One year after first Common Core exams, this year’s tests sparking little heat http://bit.ly/1PtjYxJ

Shreveport Times: Smith: Educating the children of Louisiana is about our values http://bit.ly/1Q6QC4q