LFC Daily News Clips | March 17, 2016

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Louisiana Federation for Children

Press Release: WNBA legend Lisa Leslie discusses school choice with Louisiana families and legislators http://bit.ly/1Mavsqo

American Federation for Children

Press Release: New Wisconsin test scores show school choice program participants outperform peers http://bit.ly/1Uivi2Q

Press Release: Statement Regarding Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey’s Retirement http://bit.ly/21wLUmM

Press Release: Wisconsin passes and improves scholarship program for special need students http://bit.ly/1Max4QX

School Choice

The Advocate: Here’s where BESE president, Gov. John Bel Edwards differ on planned charter school, voucher changes http://bit.ly/22n8Me5

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Kenner charter school seeks help blocking School Board actions http://bit.ly/1R5oksa

The New Orleans Advocate: Jefferson Parish Council passes resolution supporting Kenner charter school Kenner Discovery http://bit.ly/1pvYd7p

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Children can defy limitations if schools have resources to nourish them: Benjamin Marcovitz http://bit.ly/1QZZT2L

Education Reform

The Advocate: Layoffs and other cuts likely as Lafayette School Board faces projected $13 million deficit next school year http://bit.ly/1R0svaV

The Advertiser: Class sizes set for new school year http://bit.ly/1ppWFLi

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Latino advocacy group helps parents navigate Orleans public schools http://bit.ly/1R04Tod