LFC Daily News Clips | July 21, 2016

Good Morning

ICYMI, watch yesterday’s panel – “The Future of Education: Parental Choice & Innovation” featuring AFC chairman Betsy DeVos and Denisha Merriweather, a former Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program student.

Check out my AFC Blog post on LAPCS executive director Caroline Roemer’s message on the recent tragic events in Baton Rouge and elsewhere. Read Caroline’s message here.

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Recent tragedies and conversations with students http://bit.ly/29VXGsU

School Choice

Education Week: Vice-Presidential Nominee Pence Says Trump Will Embrace School Choice http://bit.ly/29VOYa3

Forbes: Mike Pence On Education: 7 Things The Vice Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know http://bit.ly/2abaoRs

The74: Does Trump Nomination Mean End of GOP In School Reform? It’s Complicated http://bit.ly/2aeKziT

The74: What Pence’s Record on Education Says About His Ability to Compromise http://bit.ly/29A5viL

NPR: What Did Mike Pence Do For Indiana Schools As Governor? Here’s A Look http://n.pr/29Lr0kB

Education Week: Republican Dilemma: How to Push School Choice Without Swelling Government http://bit.ly/2aaFREx

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Orleans Parish School Board pulls $1.5 million from surplus to help pay for schools’ return http://bit.ly/2ab3CuU

Uptown Messenger: College Prep founder files to run for open School Board seat; Koppel files for re-election http://bit.ly/29XXLtj

Education Dive: New Orleans reunification plan expected to cost $28M http://bit.ly/2axdXR4

Education Reform

The Advertiser: Education leaders: Teachers’ work more important now than ever http://bit.ly/2aanaCk

The New Orleans Advocate: Qualifying kicks off for Nov. 8 races in New Orleans, Kenner, Slidell and other parishes http://bit.ly/29PwZRA

Investor’s Business Daily: Star Parker: Can New Christian Black Leadership Help Fix Schools? http://bit.ly/2a1RIoT