LFC Daily News Clips | March 18, 2016

Good Morning

ICYMI: WNBA legend and four-time Olympic gold medal winner Lisa Leslie speaking to parents and lawmakers during Tuesday’s Louisiana School Choice Legislative Reception about the importance of school choice. http://bit.ly/1UayD4y

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) introduced the Native American Education Opportunity Act to provide additional education options for tribal children currently enrolled at Bureau of Indian Education schools. http://bit.ly/1MdWlK9

Have a great weekend! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

Press Release: Sen. McCain introduces school choice legislation for Native American children in BIE schools http://bit.ly/1MdWlK9

AFC Blog: Teachers need choice too http://bit.ly/1Z8UkRr

School Choice

Watchdog.org: Lisa Leslie shares her personal school choice story http://bit.ly/1UlMzbt

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report: Transportation infrastructure, economy and education top BRAC’s 2016 legislative priorities http://bit.ly/1pydxjI

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Lusher, Lake Forest sue over New Orleans school money plan http://bit.ly/1UlPr88

The New Orleans Advocate: Lusher, Lake Forest sue Orleans Parish School Board over funding formula http://bit.ly/1Mrg8Az

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Kenner Council to Jeff School Board: Support, don’t obstruct charter school http://bit.ly/1LuAq1d

The Seventy Four: A New Class of Charter School Leaders Is Pushing Back Against Suspensions, and Rethinking Discipline http://bit.ly/1WvA2js

Education Reform

The Advocate: EBR School Board approves virtual school to target struggling, advanced students; new board member sworn in http://bit.ly/1Z8HPp0

The Advertiser: Open immersion slots surprise board members http://bit.ly/1pwyLi3