LFC Daily News Clips | March 4, 2016

Good Morning

The Louisiana Federation for Children will take part in the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone Schools Expo on Saturday.

And tomorrow is the Louisiana Democratic and Republican primaries.  Have a great weekend. – Paul

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Special Legislative Session

WAFB.com: Senate committee introduces amendment to preserve Dept. of Education budget http://bit.ly/1pqaIkn

The Advocate: Louisiana House, Senate move closer toward budget solution, but hospitals, higher ed still on chopping block http://bit.ly/1LDd9dn

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Louisiana Senate, John Bel Edwards push back on House’s deeper budget cuts http://bit.ly/1TcZ09a

Charter Schools

The Advertiser: State denies new Lafayette Parish charter school http://bit.ly/21atyHY

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: No decision on New Orleans school money plan — local board must OK http://bit.ly/1RMdWIc

The New Orleans Advocate: State punts decision on funding for New Orleans schools http://bit.ly/1TWYD1p

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: The New Orleans school money plan in two charts http://bit.ly/1TtRk2E

The Advocate: Letter: Latest Orleans Parish funding battle unfortunately pits student vs. student, school vs. school http://bit.ly/21aMoPe

The Lens: State school board drops hot potato of school funding in local board’s lap http://bit.ly/1VUri69

Education Reform

The Advocate: BESE endorses Common Core revisions after marathon day of debates; here are next steps http://bit.ly/21IzbTn

The Advocate: BESE backs standstill school funding request, but battle might not be over yet.. http://bit.ly/1WYtuKd

The Advertiser: Report: 23 test irregularities in Lafayette Parish schools http://bit.ly/1nktqZ3

The Advocate: EBR School Board keeps proposed $17 million career-themed high school on track http://bit.ly/1nkrM9T

The Advocate: St. Landry School Board discusses, but takes no action, on long-term substitute workers http://bit.ly/1QwiEHm