LFC Daily News Clips | May 3, 2016

Good Morning

Be sure to check out Stephanie Grace’s column in The Advocate on Gov. Edwards’ stalled K-12 education agenda.  http://bit.ly/1rhDyUH

Also, U.S. News & World Report weighs in on the Gov. Edwards’ proposed funding cut to the Louisiana Scholarship Program. http://bit.ly/1ObSetN

It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week. Let’s show our appreciation to those who make it happen every day – #ThankATeacher

Enjoy your day. – Paul

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School Choice

The Advocate: Grace Notes: No surprise that Gov. John Bel Edwards’ education bills stalled http://bit.ly/1rhDyUH

The New Orleans Advocate: Stephanie Grace: Perhaps hard to believe, but there’s one set of ex-Gov. Bobby Jindal’s ideas still in play in Louisiana http://bit.ly/1WFfXcr

U.S. News & World Report: Back-Pedaling in Baton Rouge http://bit.ly/1ObSetN

The Hayride: HITHER AND YON: John Bel Edwards Might Consider Seeking Out Miracle Max For His Education Agenda http://bit.ly/1rt9CW5

HoumaToday.com: Edwards’ education proposals encounter trouble in Legislature http://bit.ly/1SJh49L

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate: Lusher administration calls unionizing drive divisive, power grab http://bit.ly/1UvpMcW

The New Orleans Advocate: Orleans school board fires back at Lusher, Lake Forest over special-needs funding http://bit.ly/1Z7ehHU

American Enterprise Institute: Handing over charter school governance in New Orleans: Louisiana Senate Bill 432 in brief http://bit.ly/1OcHyuX

Education Reform

The Advocate: Livingston Parish school superintendent to retire in June, school board to discuss search this week http://bit.ly/1W4pPh2

The Advocate: Louisiana high school graduation rate shows second highest rise in decade http://bit.ly/1VIaPWb

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: High school graduation rate in Louisiana continues to improve http://bit.ly/1VIawKW

The Louisiana Weekly: Initial PARCC scores show promising results, but http://bit.ly/1SKNRbd

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: How much does each state spend per student on public schools? http://bit.ly/1WFdmzd

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Most Detroit schools closed by teacher sickout http://bit.ly/1W68KUs

Shreveport Times: Bossier Schools to select next superintendent Tuesday http://bit.ly/1rQPrlk

Shreveport Times: Local school districts improve cohort graduation rates http://bit.ly/1Y57PAU

The Advertiser: Possible budget cuts, academy changes highlight busy LPSB week http://bit.ly/1QOeXvD