LFC Daily News Clips | May 13, 2016

Good Morning

Tonight, LFC president Ann Duplessis will deliver the commencement address at Lutheran High School where 10 of their 14 graduates participated in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.

It’s official, Gov. Edwards signs the “return of schools” bill. http://bit.ly/1rJByFe

We’re headed to AFC’s 2016 National Policy Summit, “Teach Choice,” which begins on Monday at the Gaylord National Harbor outside of Washington, D.C.

Today is Friday the 13th. Here are some fun facts about paraskevidekatriaphobia.

Have a great weekend. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

Press Release: Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) to speak at AFC’s Summit http://bit.ly/1rJJxSK

AFC Blog: Parents Overwhelmingly Approve of the Louisiana Scholarship Program http://bit.ly/1ZKlfTv

School Choice

redefinED: Update: Clergy, parents back Florida tax credit scholarships before court hearing http://bit.ly/1rPxoeH

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate: Governor signs bill bringing New Orleans public schools under local control http://bit.ly/1rJByFe

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans schools reunification team raring to go http://bit.ly/23LWUO3

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: These 13 people control the return of New Orleans public schools http://bit.ly/1TaAmBM

WGNO.com: What’s next for RSD students as OPSB regains control of 50 schools http://bit.ly/1X6PMvz

Christian Science Monitor: New Orleans seeks post-Katrina ‘healing’ with new school plan http://bit.ly/1R0zAVC

Education Week: Louisiana Governor Signs Bill Reunifying New Orleans’ School System http://bit.ly/1sjTvuH

Press Release: Algiers Charter School Association Board Names  Rene Lewis-Carter as CEO http://conta.cc/27iqRd7

Education Reform

The Advertiser: Legislators hold off on localized academic standards, tests http://bit.ly/23LpIq4

The Advocate: Louisiana House-passed sex survey bill killed in Senate committee http://bit.ly/1UWFPR8

The News Star: Consent decree consultant bill drops by half http://tnsne.ws/1s5xuPD