LFC Daily News Clips | May 23, 2016

Good Morning

It’s graduation season and we have a great Louisiana Scholarship Program success story – Lutheran High School valedictorian Jessica Waddell. http://bit.ly/1WcrhOH

Have a great week. – Paul

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Louisiana Federation for Children

Scholarship Program Success Story | Lutheran HS Valedictorian Jessica Waddell http://bit.ly/1WcrhOH

School Choice

The Advocate: Superintendent John White says unclear if all voucher recipients will keep them http://bit.ly/1TF75Tm

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Louisiana voucher families in limbo for next school year http://bit.ly/1OIDQcI

EmpowerMS.org: (Press Release) How Does School Choice Effect Racial Segregation? http://bit.ly/1U1SU9q

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Our Views: Gov. John Bel Edwards should keep plan for charters http://bit.ly/1OIFoDI

The Advocate: Lafayette School Board to weigh merits of two charter applications; board has history of rejecting applications http://bit.ly/1qEvpsS

WWL-TV: Seven local seniors graduate twice in two days http://bit.ly/1VftAzk

The New Orleans Advocate: New all-boys Smothers Academy to open on Jefferson east bank instead of Waggaman http://bit.ly/1TuesJI

The New Orleans Advocate: Will union’s unexpected defeat at Lusher School prove to be an exception or the rule? Time will tell http://bit.ly/1sxyJao

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Contentious Lusher board meeting reflects lingering tensions over union issue http://bit.ly/1Wcl715

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: International High faculty to vote on union representation http://bit.ly/1sMIF0u

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Kenner charter school gets lease, will move early childhood center to Rivertown http://bit.ly/1s4tNKo

Education Reform

The Advocate: Frequent foes praise new chair of House Education Committee http://bit.ly/1s4yIuR

The Advocate: Louisiana Spotlight: From equal pay to minimum wage, Gov. Edwards’ agenda takes a beating in Legislature http://bit.ly/1Xru2dV

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: John Bel Edwards’ legislative priorities running into problems http://bit.ly/1U71gK8

The Advocate: WBR school officials consider teachers’ pay increases, new schools as key to becoming A-rated district http://bit.ly/1U8S3nq