LFC Daily News Clips | March 14, 2016

Good Morning

The regular Louisiana Legislative Session gets underway today.

Tomorrow, the Louisiana Federation for Children, Louisiana BAEO, Louisiana Association for Public Charter Schools and Democrats for Education Reform Louisiana will host a “Mini Policy Summit on School Choice in Louisiana”. The event will take place at the Capitol Welcome Center, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Please RSVP to cecerichter@me.com or 225-324-2953 if you plan to attend.

Enjoy your week. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Scholarship program gives Louisiana student a second chance for success http://bit.ly/1LWLT9M

School Choice

The Advocate: Voucher, charter school and other education fights loom during 2016 session http://bit.ly/22fruRo

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate: New Orleans school board will take up controversial spending formula http://bit.ly/1YQQZq8

The Advertiser: LPSS: State should temporarily stop more Lafayette charters http://bit.ly/1QMPJm1

Hattiesburg American: 9 operators propose opening 14 new charter schools http://hatne.ws/1Xq6xQe

Empower Mississippi (Press Release): How Charter Schools Turned A Failing School District Around http://bit.ly/1pGBIfJ

Education Reform

Shreveport Times: BPSB: Let the process begin to select superintendent http://bit.ly/1UhsnGm

The Advocate: Sudbury School, where children decide what they’ll learn and when they’ll learn it, to open near Lafayette http://bit.ly/1V6qc9p