LFC Daily News Clips | August 26, 2016

Good Morning

AFC released its first ever 2016/17 School Choice Report Card yesterday. Louisiana’s Tuition Donation Rebate Program was the 5th ranked comprehensive private school choice program. See the full Report Card ranking: http://bit.ly/2bnfCti. Watch the panel discussion: http://bit.ly/2bkknmi.

Have a great weekend! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC releases first ever 2016/17 School Choice Report Card http://bit.ly/2bSxxaZ

School Choice

Fordham Institute: Private School Choice: How Do Programs Nationwide Stack up? http://bit.ly/2bUb5Pr

The American Spectator: Parent Choice in Education Wins http://bit.ly/2bSD9SB

Washington Examiner: School choice joins Trump’s stump, though without details http://washex.am/2bnOEEt

Charter Schools

The Advocate: New Orleans schools officials unveil final plan for reunification, $6 million in cuts http://bit.ly/2bSxnAf

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans school unification is spelled M-O-N-E-Y http://bit.ly/2bFLe0x

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: 6 key facts about the New Orleans school unification plan (and 5 for geeks) http://bit.ly/2bCNNPs

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Edna Karr band director’s impact goes beyond practice and parades http://bit.ly/2blnqj4

Education Reform

The Advertiser: Lafayette ACT scores growing, but ‘ample’ room for improvement http://bit.ly/2c1jRNR

Shreveport Times: Local ACT scores improve http://bit.ly/2bFKI2C