LFC Daily News Clips | July 28, 2016

Good Morning

The real-life impact of underfunding the Louisiana Scholarship Program is illustrated in this WDSU story on a New Orleans mom learning her scholarship award was rescinded because of budget cuts. Nikesha Hudson knew where to place the blame: “The governor said no child would lose the scholarship because of the budget cuts.” http://bit.ly/2asXiyX

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Innovating education to change the world http://bit.ly/2a6Q8Op

School Choice

WDSU-TV: Students lose state scholarships to attend private schools in Louisiana http://bit.ly/2asXiyX

The Hayride: John Bel Edwards’ War On School Choice Claims Its First Casualties http://bit.ly/2awNgOO

The Clarion-Ledger: Give special-needs kids best possible education http://on.thec-l.com/2acfE6u

Missouri Times: Missouri children win with education savings accounts http://bit.ly/2auZOrF

Education Reform

The Advocate: Rival school review panel named by Gov. John Bel Edwards http://bit.ly/2ajPugQ

Shreveport Times: Superintendent John White listens to community members http://bit.ly/2aeaLOt

The Town Talk: New federal law for schools the topic of Pineville forum http://townta.lk/2azpItZ

American Press: Every Student Succeeds Act focus of White’s LC discussion http://bit.ly/2afV2by

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Jefferson Parish School Board poised to promote superintendent’s relatives http://bit.ly/2ajMRM5