LFC Daily News Clips | July 20, 2016

Good Morning

Qualifying is underway for Orleans Parish School Board races. Here’s the latest update from NOLA.com: http://bit.ly/2aaVTzU.

LAPCS executive director Caroline Roemer says that teachers should be prepared to talk with their students about the recent events in Baton Rouge. Her message appears in the LAPCS newsletter: http://bit.ly/2a0pOc1

In case you missed it, you can watch the full conversation between Campbell Brown and Gov. Scott Walker at AFC’s Republican National Convention Reception: Creating Hope and Opportunity.

This morning in Cleveland, AFC chairman Betsy DeVos and Denisha Merriweather, a former Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program student, participated in the “The Future of Education: Parental Choice & Innovation” discussion. Watch it here.

Enjoy your day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: The 74’s Campbell Brown interviews Gov. Scott Walker at the Cleveland ‘Creating Hope and Opportunity’ reception http://bit.ly/2agASDp

School Choice

The74: New Video: Gov. Scott Walker Talks Education and School Choice Outside the RNC http://bit.ly/29XZ3Wj

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Teachers should gear up for talks on shootings, school leader says http://bit.ly/2a0pOc1

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: How will $1.5 million be spent on reunifying the New Orleans school system? http://bit.ly/29LRdiV

Education Reform

The Advocate: Orleans Parish School Board races shaping up; begins qualifying Weds. http://bit.ly/2a2TvZ6

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Orleans Parish School Board president won’t run for reelection http://bit.ly/29LRgv0

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Ethan Ashley will run for Orleans Parish School Board District 2 seat http://bit.ly/2aaWhP5

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Candidates qualify for Orleans Parish School Board elections http://bit.ly/2aaVTzU

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: 6 Orleans Parish School Board incumbents to run again http://bit.ly/29VfE9F

The Advocate: 11 applicants seek Ascension Parish superintendent job http://bit.ly/29Vo03E

The News Star: MCSB: Give Vidrine 30-month contract http://tnsne.ws/29TDxQd

The Town Talk: Rapides implements new plan to teach reading http://townta.lk/29MNmC0