LFC Daily News Clips | June 3, 2016

Good Morning

Op-ed in The Advocate from Rev. Tom Watson, chairman of the Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options Clergy Coalition, says Gov. Edwards should not balance the state’s budget on the backs of children. http://bit.ly/1X2mKOR

The NCAA baseball regionals begin today. Five Louisiana schools are in the mix – LSU, La.-Lafayette, Southeastern La., Louisiana Tech and Tulane. Go Ragin Cajuns!

Have a great weekend. – Paul

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School Choice

The Advocate: Guest column: State’s budget deficit should not be balanced on the backs of our children http://bit.ly/1X2mKOR

Slate.com: Impossible Admissions Tests Prevent Many Poor Students from Getting Into New Orleans’ Best Schools http://slate.me/286fl59

Charter Schools

Shreveport Times: BPSB approves Barksdale Charter School application http://bit.ly/1O7pHv6

The Advertiser: School board decides on charters, Lafayette High http://bit.ly/22yRG9A

Education Reform

The Advocate: Louisiana public schools might have to return $7M to state; it’s ‘unconscionable,’ official says http://bit.ly/1TSE7RY

The Town Talk: School board group supports bills http://townta.lk/1Wz87ma

The Advocate: Ascension School Board interviews last two semi-finalists for superintendent; board to name finalists on Tuesday http://bit.ly/1Xo0mQR

The Advocate: Livingston School Board to interview four applicants for schools superintendent at June 9 meeting http://bit.ly/1VBeGUo