LFC Daily News Clips | February 25, 2016

Good Morning

ICYMI: Curious about the remaining presidential candidates’ education agendas. Check out the The Seventy Four’s analysis. http://bit.ly/20URUp3

Enjoy your day. – Paul

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School Choice

Watchdog.org: Scholarship program closing achievement gap in Louisiana http://bit.ly/1KKd6w0

Jackson Free Press: Voucher Expansion Bill Dies in Committee http://bit.ly/24oZz3x

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate: Task force OKs new funding plan to provide more money to New Orleans charter schools’ special-needs students http://bit.ly/20WNbDe

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: In Orleans school money plan, gifted students’ loss is disabled students’ gain http://bit.ly/1Q3FS9Q

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Schools with most special needs students should get extra money: Stephen Hales http://bit.ly/1QzVlLZ

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans special education enrollment, 2014-15 http://bit.ly/1R3SECV

WWNO.org: New Orleans Students Reflect On The Transition From High School To College http://bit.ly/1OwYhrv

Education Reform

Shreveport Times: Early education, teacher benefits at risk http://bit.ly/1OwUYAG

The Advocate: Surprise move: Bill to cut Louisiana public school aid $44M clears panel, could pose big problems for ACT, Common Core exams http://bit.ly/1Q3HPDe

The Advocate: ExxonMobil gives $13 million grant to Louisiana to expand AP classes at high schools http://bit.ly/1T9aCu7

The Advocate: Lee High principal: New facility to be ‘school like no other’ http://bit.ly/1OwTxCb

The News Star: Ouachita schools recommended for accreditation http://tnsne.ws/1XOzNkE

The Advertiser: Attendance zone likely to change for new high school http://bit.ly/1WKYwoI