LFC Daily News Clips | May 27, 2016

Good Morning

Head into the Memorial Day weekend with the Wall Street Journal op-ed on the University of Arkansas meta-analysis showing “statistically significant” improvement in math and reading test scores. http://on.wsj.com/27VaQKs

ICYMI: Our AFC Blog post on Lutheran HS valedictorian Jessica Waddell – http://bit.ly/1WPF2Ty

Have a great weekend. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Louisiana high school valedictorian grateful for mother’s school choice http://bit.ly/1WPF2Ty

School Choice

Wall Street Journal: Vouching for Achievement http://on.wsj.com/27VaQKs

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: How 3 top New Orleans public schools keep students out http://bit.ly/1seNHT1

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Lusher loses attendance zone, cutting off some affluent kids http://bit.ly/25ocS7k

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: No. 1 public high school in Louisiana has simple admission process http://bit.ly/1XBO19R

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Do the math: Here’s how hard it was to get your child into Lusher http://bit.ly/1Uhwv8s

One News Now: Will new governor throw school choice under the bus? http://bit.ly/1WXbDr8

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Edwards-backed bill to curb how charter schools are OK’d wins final approval http://bit.ly/1ORfkWO

The Advocate: Lafayette educator association says the state, not local districts, should fund state-approved charter schools http://bit.ly/1Rwm9gf

The Advertiser: Lafayette teachers: Charter funding hurting district schools http://bit.ly/1Z2Yj1B