LFC Daily News Clips | May 31, 2016

Good Morning

Governor John Bel Edwards is calling the Louisiana legislature into a second special session on June 6. The session on tax and budget issues will begin 30 minutes after the regular session ends. http://bit.ly/1O1KVdR

Check out Louisiana Education Superintendent John White’s Wall Street Journal op-ed on the transfer of New Orleans charter school oversight. http://on.wsj.com/1U2aw2G

Have a great week. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Georgia voters demand choice options http://bit.ly/1ZaoIdX

School Choice

The Advocate: Letter: Think twice about ads attacking Edwards’ voucher stance http://bit.ly/1Uaq18M

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Getting into New Orleans’ exclusive public schools: readers react http://bit.ly/20RiTCI

Charter Schools

Wall Street Journal: A Fresh Turn in the New Orleans Charter School Miracle http://on.wsj.com/1U2aw2G

The New Orleans Advocate: Lusher’s ‘Joan of Arc’ Kathy Riedlinger often a focus of controversy over admissions, discrimination claims http://bit.ly/1O1A8QR

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: International High votes yes to union http://bit.ly/1Uf1G1f

The New Orleans Advocate: Teachers and aides approve union at International High School http://bit.ly/280sQDr

The Advertiser: Charter schools, Lafayette High changes top LPSB agendas http://bit.ly/1sTmDJA

The Advertiser: Meet the new Lafayette Renaissance principal http://bit.ly/1NSCkdc

KSLA-TV: Enrollment dispute halts school construction in Slaughter http://bit.ly/1UavOel

Associated Press: Urban charter schools thrive, draining money from districts http://bit.ly/1P0ALoD

Parent Herald: Rising Popularity Of Charter Schools Causes Alarming Decline In Public School Enrollment http://bit.ly/1WWcKH4