LFC Daily News Clips | March 22, 2016

Good Morning

LFC president Ann Duplessis will appear on the Urban League of Greater New Orleans’ new radio show, “Urban Speaks”. The program hosted by Ethan Ashley will air at today at 2:30 pm on WBOK-AM.

The Advocate made note today in its “Louisiana Politics” blog of the Wall Street Journal op-ed on on Gov. John Bel Edwards’ efforts to undermine and repeal parts of the Louisiana Scholarship Program. http://bit.ly/1RgqpDX

Enjoy your day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Louisiana’s Mini Summit on School Choice http://bit.ly/1MkvY5s

School Choice

The Advocate: Wall Street Journal editorial cited by voucher backers http://bit.ly/1RgqpDX

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Ten groups submit charter school applications to East Baton Rouge with one big exception: BASIS schools http://bit.ly/1UhDK2U

Louisiana Weekly: Orleans Parish School Board okays unified funding formula http://bit.ly/22C6Ivn

Education Reform

HoumaToday.com: Key school groups target part of Jindal education overhaul for repeal http://bit.ly/1LDHNUg

The Advocate: New fears that public schools won’t emerge unscathed from Legislature’s budget battles http://bit.ly/1RgeQN0

Education Week: Capacity of State Ed. Departments Waning on Brink of ESSA Rollout http://bit.ly/1UKOQfj

The New Orleans Advocate: Jefferson Parish public school system examines whether to eliminate 6th-8th grade format at middle schools http://bit.ly/1XJDJ5v

Shreveport Times: BPSB: Now accepting superintendent applications http://bit.ly/1UKKrsA