LFC Daily News Clips | March 29, 2016

Good Morning

Check out LABI president Stephen Waguespack’s article urging state lawmakers to protect educational choice “for those throughout Louisiana that absolutely need it the most.” http://bit.ly/1pHfdqu

My blog post on the LSU survey that shows the majority of Louisiana parents support school vouchers: http://bit.ly/25u8VLV

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Majority of Louisiana public school parents support school vouchers in LSU survey http://bit.ly/22KBFkK

School Choice

The Hayride: Providing Choice is the Best Choice http://bit.ly/1pHfdqu

BayouBuzz.com: Don’t let Louisiana take U-Turn with its K-12 reform advances http://bit.ly/1USwGcE

Charter Schools

Shreveport Times: Virtual charter school enables students to explore creativity http://bit.ly/1VRkDMo

LouisianaRecord.com: Lawsuit threatens public funding for charter schools in Louisiana http://bit.ly/1ZIgquu

The New Orleans Advocate: Adrian Morgan, former New Orleans charter chief, is leading Baton Rouge charter group http://bit.ly/1USyX7T

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs to open charter school in Harlem http://bit.ly/1RHwFBY

Education Reform

The Town Talk: Are the new standards really different from Common Core? http://townta.lk/1VPwqL1

The Livingston Parish News: Editorial: Keep MFP away from the budget axe http://bit.ly/1LWL2X5

The Advocate: St. Mary Parish board closes two elementary schools in move to cut expenses http://bit.ly/1ojevii

The Advocate: Advocate: Budget may cut early childhood aid http://bit.ly/1SjeUcC

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: More layoffs might be coming to New Orleans public schools office http://bit.ly/21QX1a8

The Advocate: Excitement, curiosity growing as new Lee High School construction draws to an end http://bit.ly/1UrmgRz

Shreveport Times: Caddo’s TZ schools rise from the ashes http://bit.ly/1pXCO7g

The Town Talk: LSMSA executive director warns against legislative reductions to EXCEL program http://townta.lk/1StwugO

The Advertiser: Petition pushes for ‘Youngsville High’ name http://bit.ly/1RwtFJu

The News Star: Judge OKs MCSB deadline extension http://tnsne.ws/1REklFq