LFC Daily News Clips | March 30, 2016

Good Morning

LFC president Ann Duplessis’ response to the University of Arkansas’ study of the Louisiana Scholarship Program appears in Education Week. http://bit.ly/22O511p

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report publisher Rolfe McCollister’s op-ed supporting school choice – http://bit.ly/1SmkLxY

Great analysis from the Louisiana Weekly of how K-12 and higher education are being pitted against one another as the legislature attempts to fill the budget deficit.  http://bit.ly/1pK6gNa

Governor John Bel Edwards’ rebuttal to the Wall Street Journal op-ed that criticized his anti-school choice proposals – http://on.wsj.com/1RKkHYe

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

Press Release: AFC Praises StudentsFirst Success & Merger with 50CAN http://bit.ly/1q1tq2k

Press Release: New private school choice program created in Maryland http://bit.ly/25v244Q

Press Release: South Dakota creates state’s first private school choice program http://bit.ly/1VNDl7D

School Choice

Wall Street Journal: Striving to Improve Education in Louisiana http://on.wsj.com/1RKkHYe

The Advocate: Governor John Bel Edwards rebuts critical Wall Street Journal editorial http://bit.ly/1LY997x

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report: Publisher: We can’t fail the children again http://bit.ly/1SmkLxY

Louisiana Weekly: After caving in to business lobbyists in Special Session, legislators pit educational institutions against one another http://bit.ly/1pK6gNa

Detroit Free Press: Common enrollment system launches in Detroit today http://on.freep.com/1q0uALH

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Letters: Kenner Discovery worthy of praise http://bit.ly/1LZKAHw

Education Reform

The Advocate: Former Morehouse superintendent is Gov. John Bel Edwards’ education aide http://bit.ly/1MPTjXD

The Advocate: Former Louisiana higher education administrator Kim Hunter Reed tapped for U.S. Department of Education http://bit.ly/1RHSFMM

HoumaToday.com: La. Senate panel refuses to repeal unconstitutional creationism law http://bit.ly/1VT5B8V