LFC Daily News Clips | July 25, 2016

Good Morning

Qualifying concluded on Friday for the Nov. 8 Orleans Parish School Board election with two incumbents retaining their seats without opposition. http://bit.ly/2a7FSIA

If you’re in Philly on Tuesday, it’s not too late to RSVP to AFC’s DNC reception, co-hosted with the U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc., and featuring Lisa Leslie and Jalen Rose. It will be live streamed the event on AFC’s homepage and updated via Facebook Live.

ICYMI: From the RNC – watch the conversation between Campbell Brown and Gov. Scott Walker here; and the moderated discussion between Bill McGurn, Betsy DeVos, Denisha Merriweather and Rep. Luke Messer here.

Have a great week! – Paul

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School Choice

The74: DNC Live Blog: What Philadelphia’s Schools Chief Hopes to Hear From Democrats on Education http://bit.ly/2arH7V8

Orlando Sentinel: Mary McLeod Cookman Bethune fitting Florida pick to grace U.S. Capitol http://bit.ly/2a4dKom

Washington Examiner: GOP megadonor wants Trump to start praising school choice http://washex.am/2a8Bglo

The Hechinger Report: Clinton looks to move Democrats away from ‘Education Wars’ http://bit.ly/2aomLwx

Choice Media: The Hottest Ticket In Vegas — ESA’s On Trial http://bit.ly/2ad6AjV

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate: Top Orleans public school administrator lands CEO job at local charter network http://bit.ly/2a8zSzl

WWL.com: Orleans school board uses surplus to pay for schools’ return http://bit.ly/2aaEYZr

The Lens: Teachers union files labor complaint against Lusher and International High http://bit.ly/2adQEhH

The Washington Post: Why charter schools get public education advocates so angry: http://wapo.st/2a6sC6S

Education Reform

The New Orleans Advocate: Sign of public trust or public apathy? Qualifying in School Board races gives two incumbents automatic wins http://bit.ly/2a7FSIA

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: 2 re-elected to Orleans Parish School Board http://bit.ly/2a8z8u5

American Press: White to host forum on creating state ESSA plan http://bit.ly/2abH4ep

The Advocate: Bid to trim student testing may spark political tug-of-war http://bit.ly/2a5FZHu

The Advertiser: Our chance to improve our children’s educations http://bit.ly/29ZiA4S

The Advocate: Drake gets ‘A’ in first evaluation from East Baton Rouge Parish School Board http://bit.ly/2a7D7DX