LFC Daily News Clips | May 12, 2016

Good Morning

LFC chairman Eddie Rispone’s letter to the editor in The Advocate supporting funding the Louisiana Scholarship Program:  http://bit.ly/1X3xQSp

We are just days away from AFC’s 7th annual National Policy Summit, “Teach Choice,” which begins on Monday at the Gaylord National Harbor just outside of Washington, D.C. Keynote speakers include former Speaker John Boehner, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and Ron Clark, founder of the Ron Clark Academy.

Have a great day. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: “The New Frontier in School Choice” http://bit.ly/1YnzcpV

School Choice

The Advocate: Letters: Scholarships help the poor in Louisiana http://bit.ly/1X3xQSp

The Advocate: James Gill: Gov. John Bel Edwards, getting grief for modest voucher cuts, might as well go for the radical overhaul http://bit.ly/1qfFmwx

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate: State officials say Einstein Charter School is safe; no asbestos in air samples http://bit.ly/1rHBLZG

WWNO.org: Security And Discipline In New Orleans Charter Schools Makes Many Students Feel Unsafe http://bit.ly/1sgzANc

WDSU.com: Senate unanimously passes bill unifying school districts in Orleans Parish http://bit.ly/1TcxN4r

Christian Science Monitor: New Orleans charter school experiment shifts to home rule http://bit.ly/1YlStbf