LFC Daily News Clips | June 29, 2016

Good Morning

Proposed budget from the North Carolina House and Senate significantly increases funding for the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Program to give scholarships to nearly 36,000 low-income students over the next 10 years. http://bit.ly/294RzC4

The Walton Foundation pledges $250 million for charter school facilities nationwide. New Orleans is on the list of 17 cities. http://bit.ly/297jwXL

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

North Carolina legislature proposes budget strong on K-12 education http://bit.ly/294RzC4

School Choice

The Advertiser: Lafayette Catholic school faces ‘bleak’ future, may close soon http://bit.ly/291dULU

Chalkbeat.org: Tennessee chapter breaks off from national black education advocacy group http://bit.ly/297Gde2

Charter Schools

Uptown Messenger: Lycee Francais votes to ban parents from school’s governing board http://bit.ly/29axPeq

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans schools cultivate homegrown techies http://bit.ly/292FwEm

New York Times: A Sea of Charter Schools in Detroit Leaves Students Adrift http://nyti.ms/29jYOSj

Education Week: Walton Foundation Pledges $250 Million for Charter School Facilities http://bit.ly/297jwXL

Education Reform

The Town Talk: Effect of K-12 cuts at district level not yet clear http://townta.lk/29cahYf

The News Star: UPDATE: MCSB continues internal battle http://tnsne.ws/29oLRqn

The Advocate: Burning Cheetos and motion detectors: Louisiana teachers getting hands-on math and science training http://bit.ly/2904YoR