LFC Daily News Clips | May 6, 2016

Good Morning

Parents overwhelmingly approve of their Louisiana Scholarship Program school, with 93.5% being satisfied or very satisfied. See the complete results of the 2016 Parent Satisfaction Survey.  http://bit.ly/1STGAFX

Have a great weekend. – Paul

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Louisiana Federation for Children

Press Release: More than 93% of Parents Approve of Their Child’s Louisiana Scholarship Program School http://bit.ly/1STGAFX

American Federation for Children

Press Release: Ron Clark, founder of the Ron Clark Academy, to keynote 2016 Summit http://bit.ly/1TLBeyL

School Choice

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Jindal’s voucher program is an appalling, slapdash boondoggle http://bit.ly/1T2gmDj

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans’ Katrina school takeover to end, Legislature decides http://bit.ly/1TMkLdH

The Advocate: Bill to return RSD schools to local control clears key legislative hurdle http://bit.ly/1OgGbv9

Education Week: La. Lawmakers OK Bill to Return New Orleans Charters to Local Oversight http://bit.ly/1O2xFp1

The 74: Louisiana Turns the Page: 11 Years After Katrina, New Orleans Schools Set to Return to Local Control http://bit.ly/1OfoZ9A

The Advocate: Baton Rouge charter middle school heading toward contract renewal http://bit.ly/1O2sTrA

Education Reform

The Advocate: Louisiana Senate committee advances bill revising teacher evaluations http://bit.ly/1Tvvwyr

WBRZ-TV: Edwards reaches education compromise after series of failures http://bit.ly/1T4I9q4

The Advocate: Bill targeting ‘overwhelming’ red tape in Louisiana schools fails; see why teacher unions oppose it http://bit.ly/1SRutN3

American Press: La. graduation rates reached all-time high http://bit.ly/26ZCEwY

The Advocate: Livingston School Board praise outgoing superintendent, hope to name replacement by July http://bit.ly/1TMlqMb

The News Star: Morehouse School Board names new super, tables consolidation http://tnsne.ws/1Zm2TYB

HoumaToday.com: Parents air questions on Thibodaux school consolidation http://bit.ly/1YcDdNR

The News Star: MCSB passes incentive plan for teachers http://tnsne.ws/1Xc9ZAB

The Advocate: School officials discuss ways to restore prominence to Istrouma High http://bit.ly/1rxkqlQ

The Advocate: St. Landry School Board votes against keeping school superintendent http://bit.ly/1YcD0KE