LFC Daily News Clips | March 9, 2016

Good Morning

Louisiana is ranked 5th in the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ state-by-state look at the health of charter schools. http://bit.ly/1UG06tw

ICYMI: Researchers from the University of Arkansas release new study describing the effect between school choice and lower crime rates. http://bit.ly/1SxIlwf

Enjoy your day. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Education in Presidential Debates http://bit.ly/1ntYoOp

South Dakota legislature passes state’s first school choice program http://bit.ly/1UedPqZ

New study describes effect between school choice and lower crime rates http://bit.ly/1SxIlwf

School Choice

The Advocate: Report: Yet another spat about Louisiana vouchers; this time over cost http://bit.ly/1USgNSB

The News Star: How much do vouchers cost La.? http://tnsne.ws/1OZJExa

Watchdog.org: Cato panel discusses school choice regulation http://bit.ly/1QGExaC

Education Week: School Vouchers “How Has the Louisiana Scholarship Program Affected Students?” http://bit.ly/1LR1FTE

Education Week: Problems With the Libertarian Free-Market View of School Reform http://bit.ly/1R6wu2L

Charter Schools

Watchdog.org: New report highlights the health of the charter school movement http://bit.ly/1pg0uDp

The Advocate: Charter school’s plans to add grades to 2 Baton Rouge schools on hold after legal questions raised http://bit.ly/1R7dmb6

The Advertiser: Two applicants want to open Lafayette charter schools http://bit.ly/1QATD04

The New Orleans Advocate: New Orleans charter school board member: Make funding fair for students http://bit.ly/222o7wU

Education Reform

The Advocate: Ascension school board committee recommends Iowa firm to assist in superintendent search http://bit.ly/1QD9xXI

Shreveport Times: BPSB: new superintendent needs proven track record of success http://bit.ly/1OZJc1W

The Advocate: School uniform changes, school redistricting coming before Lafayette Parish School Board http://bit.ly/1Ue7Pym