LFC Daily News Clips | June 23, 2016

Good Morning

On this final day of the special legislative session, lawmakers will convene without a final budget in place. The session must end by midnight. It should be another down to the wire finish. Stay tuned.

A new article from the Brookings Institution advises taking a long-term approach when evaluating voucher programs. http://brook.gs/28OHfrS

Enjoy your day. – Paul

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Special Legislative Session

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Latest Louisiana budget cuts K-12 funding, protects higher ed http://bit.ly/28SaFe8

The Advertiser: Lawmakers likely to push budget to witching hour http://bit.ly/28Zps4e

The Advocate: Gov. John Bel Edwards taking a final stab at raising more money for budget http://bit.ly/28SHW6Y

WAFB-TV: Senate committee budget protects higher ed and hospitals, cuts funding for public K-12 education http://bit.ly/28PQXLK

WAFB-TV: (video) Senate Committee budget protects higher ed . . . http://bit.ly/28ORkov

School Choice

Brookings: Give vouchers time: Low-income families need as many quality school options as possible http://brook.gs/28OHfrS

Education Reform

The Advocate: Key boards endorse Louisiana teacher training overhaul in rare joint meeting http://bit.ly/28OLFis

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Ex-BESE member Louella Givens faces expanded fraud charges http://bit.ly/28R0o2o

KPLC-TV: Another transition year for Louisiana teachers, students http://bit.ly/28PQrxm