LFC Daily News Clips | March 1, 2016

As we turn the calendar, we are looking ahead to the 2016 AFC National Policy Summit, May 16-17 in Washington, D.C.

Enjoy your day. – Paul

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School Choice

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Vouchers, testing, more threatened by Louisiana budget cuts http://bit.ly/24xXL8i

Special Legislative Session

The Advocate: As deadline approaches, little legislative progress towards solving Louisiana’s $900 million budget crisis http://bit.ly/1L0CkGC

Charter Schools

The Advertiser: Broussard charter school delays opening again http://bit.ly/1oK5srf

The New Orleans Advocate: Fight over public ed dollars in New Orleans likely heading to court; Lusher, Lake Forest poised to sue http://bit.ly/1oUcp9N

WDSU.com: Charter schools: Orleans Parish unfairly targeted with Minimum Foundation Program http://bit.ly/1UvwjUm

WWLTV.com: Charter school leaders against proposed funding changes http://bit.ly/1TjfUmV

PublicSchoolOptions.org: Louisiana Parents File Amicus Brief To Have Their Voices Heard In Lawsuit Threatening Public Charter Schools http://bit.ly/1VNVqjE

The New Orleans Advocate: Letters: Sins of charters go unpunished http://bit.ly/1Secall

Education Reform

Huffington Post: Ten Years Post-Katrina, the New Orleans Community Forms BENOLA http://huff.to/1LqPxse

The New Orleans Advocate: Pair of Jefferson Parish public school clerks stole almost $40,000 from district, audit report says http://bit.ly/1T5d30s

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: More theft in Jefferson public schools, audit says: $38,450-plus http://bit.ly/1TMY4Hr

The Advertiser: Are student-teacher ratios changing? http://bit.ly/1RADQ1t

The Advertiser: Editorial: Those are children in there http://bit.ly/1RCbZ0W