LFC Daily News Clips | February 26, 2016

Good Morning

Today the main round application window closes for the Louisiana Scholarship Program. It’s also the close of OneApp’s main round in New Orleans. http://bit.ly/1VIKeoA

Have a great weekend. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Louisiana Scholarship Program – closing the achievement gap http://bit.ly/1LJylsJ

School Choice

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: OneApp main round closes Friday (Feb. 26) http://bit.ly/1VIKeoA

Florida Courier: Fight over school choice is about freedom and justice http://bit.ly/1TIjsie

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Terrytown charter school, Athlos Academies, to open in 2017 http://bit.ly/1LhYLXR

Uptown Messenger: New funding formula for New Orleans schools sent to state leaders over Lusher’s objections http://bit.ly/1n1lDiJ

The Seventy Four: In Senate Confirmation, King Talks ESSA, Charters, College Loans and Federal Restraint http://bit.ly/21wAaT8

Education Reform

The Advocate: Surprise move: One day later, $44 million cut for public schools on way out http://bit.ly/1R6UP8Z

HoumaToday.com: House opposes cuts to school districts http://bit.ly/1oMwfUs

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: House GOP leaders look for fat and find it in the classroom: Robert Mann http://bit.ly/1oMxPpd

The News Star: State budget crisis could affect Monroe schools http://tnsne.ws/1VIKrYS