LFC Daily News Clips | March 15, 2016

Good Morning

Governor Edwards delivered the opening address of Louisiana’s legislative session, proposing new limits on the Louisiana Scholarship Program. NOLA.com’s Julia O’Donoghue tracked the applause Edwards received for different sections of the speech. There was no applause when the governor addressed his plans for the voucher program. http://bit.ly/1nL3Bl7

LFC, 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” today. The event will take place at the Capitol Welcome Center, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Have a great day. – Paul

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School Choice

The Advocate: Gov John Bel Edwards proposes curbs on Louisiana vouchers, charter schools http://bit.ly/1SPk4lm

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: John Bel Edwards’ Louisiana session speech: What did and did not get applause from the Legislature http://bit.ly/1nL3Bl7

KATC.com: Governor proposes increasing minimum wage; eliminating pay gap; voucher reform http://bit.ly/1RLpo4r

Education Week: Should Voucher Schools Be Allowed to Use Admission Requirements? More on Cato. http://bit.ly/1pllmbR

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Orleans Parish School Board might let superintendent OK money plan http://bit.ly/1V8VMDg

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans charter groups apply to open in Mississippi http://bit.ly/21t088e

The New Orleans Advocate: Our Views: A new formula for schools deserves a chance http://bit.ly/1M4u8W2

Education Reform

The Advocate: EBR School Board to consider online school that targets struggling and advanced students http://bit.ly/1YV5kBZ

The Advocate: Northdale academy may have to share space with school for expelled students http://bit.ly/1TKUDm7