LFC Daily News Clips | May 10, 2016

Good Morning

LFC president Ann Duplessis makes the case that Gov. Edwards’ proposed budget cut would mean fewer children receiving scholarships, in her Times-Picayune/NOLA.com letter to the editor. http://bit.ly/1rMTU8b

Op-ed in The Daily Caller calls out Gov. Edwards for being the champion of mediocre schools. http://bit.ly/1T1ddoM

Have a great day. – Paul

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School Choice

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Gov. Edwards’ budget cut would leave children without vouchers: A letter to the editor http://bit.ly/1rMTU8b

The Daily Caller: Louisiana Deserves Better Than A Governor Who Champions Mediocre Schools http://bit.ly/1T1ddoM

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Louisiana voucher school overbilled taxpayers $61,698, audit says http://bit.ly/1T8D7pd

Miami Herald: Lawsuit over Florida school voucher program goes back to court Tuesday http://hrld.us/24HA7cf

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Evaluators consider applications for more Lafayette Parish charter schools http://bit.ly/1s9UNZe

The Advocate: Stephanie Grace: The case for local control of New Orleans schools http://bit.ly/27agbND

Education Week: Californians Should Watch NOLA’s Return To Local Board Control http://bit.ly/23Eo8Gh

Education Reform

The Advocate: Bid to revamp school letter grades on hold http://bit.ly/1WllAh8

Shreveport Times: Smith ready to lead Bossier Parish Schools http://bit.ly/1s9Tv0n

Louisiana Weekly: La. school suspension rates soar above national average http://bit.ly/1WmS4bj