LFC Daily News Clips | May 9, 2016

Good Morning

Be sure to read Louisiana education superintendent John White’s strong Times-Picayune/NOLA.com op-ed in support of the Louisiana Scholarship Program. http://bit.ly/1T6KEIg

Enjoy your week. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Parents battle governor over funding of Louisiana Scholarship Program http://bit.ly/1rLiYfG

School Choice

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Louisiana school voucher program shouldn’t be a political target: A letter to the editor http://bit.ly/1T6KEIg

The Advocate: Our Views: Still plenty in schools agenda for Edwards to work on http://bit.ly/1WVGgv9

The Advocate: Jeff Sadow: Gov. Edwards cites an education crisis he helped create http://bit.ly/1ObEwMM

The Advocate: Disagreement remains on how voucher cuts rolled out http://bit.ly/1VQvPdx

The Advocate: New Orleans school wrongfully collected voucher payments, possibly violating state law http://bit.ly/1NocKwm

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: The top OneApp schools for 2016 are Warren Easton, Baby Ben http://bit.ly/1T6Kwsf

The New Orleans Advocate: Informed decisions: Slightly more than half of New Orleans students get first choice of public school http://bit.ly/1rL9Wzb

The New Orleans Advocate: Grace Notes: Likely handover of RSD schools to Orleans Parish School Board stunning, yet inevitable http://bit.ly/1q9g6YX

The Advertiser: School board to focus on budget, charter applications http://bit.ly/1rL9UHJ

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate: Questions remain as New Orleans schools prepare to return to local control http://bit.ly/1XhfEW5

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Here’s how New Orleans school leaders reacted to return bill http://bit.ly/21OBfpc

The New Orleans Advocate: Guest column: Without blueprint, New Orleans schools experiment poised for next phase http://bit.ly/1TOBddm

New York Times: Charter-Driven Gains in New Orleans Schools Face a Big Test http://nyti.ms/1rD2bfa

The Advocate: New Orleans charter school official blasts teachers unions, urges Lusher faculty to reject union drive http://bit.ly/24GK5Hl

The Advocate: Original Baton Rouge charter school, open nearly 20 years, in line for renewal through 2026 http://bit.ly/24GJMMv

Education Reform

The Advertiser: Editorial: Is something good brewing with graduation rates? http://bit.ly/1TzRX5e

Daily World: School board votes not to renew superintendent’s contract http://bit.ly/21OQgr7