LFC Daily News Clips | May 19, 2016

Good Morning

We’ve just returned from a fantastic 2016 AFC Summit in Washington, D.C. View highlights here: https://youtu.be/yA-qVVBeP7s

A victory for Nevada’s Education Saving Account Program, as a county district court threw out a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, which argued the ESA program violated the state’s prohibition on using public money for religious purposes. http://bit.ly/25c57RE

Enjoy your day. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

Press Release: AFC celebrates Nevada court ruling in favor of ESA program http://bit.ly/23XJFKg

School Choice

Las Vegas Sun: Judge dismisses lawsuit against Nevada school choice program http://bit.ly/25c57RE

The Town Talk: Wide open school choice? House says no http://townta.lk/1OOzIx4

The Hayride: Republicans Help Kill Bill That Would’ve Expanded School Choice In Louisiana http://bit.ly/1OBp1Zk

EuniceToday.com: Budget Debate Turns Personal http://bit.ly/20afjDB

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans students changed schools less after Katrina, report says http://bit.ly/1WE1pvE

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Senate-passed charter school restriction approved by House committee http://bit.ly/1WE2svw

American Press: Measure would limit who can approve charter schools http://bit.ly/1OBoUwZ

The Advocate: Plans for charter high school in Lafayette on hold due to lawsuit, need for more data http://bit.ly/1OBokiJ

The Advertiser: UPDATED: New Lafayette charter school delayed http://bit.ly/1qtEpAR

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Kenner Discovery school to move youngest students to Rivertown http://bit.ly/1VaRTOQ

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Lusher teachers reject union for collective bargaining http://bit.ly/25c5uvE

The New Orleans Advocate: Lusher Charter School teachers vote down union after months of fiery debate http://bit.ly/1NA0oS2

The 74: Opinion: Little Controversy as New Orleans Schools Return to Local Oversight http://bit.ly/25c8doR

Education Reform

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Hold onto reforms as New Orleans schools move back to School Board control: Editorial http://bit.ly/1TlHsDu