LFC Daily News Clips | September 19, 2016

Good Morning

Students at Cohen College Prep charter school in New Orleans had an opportunity to speak with U.S Education Secretary John King on Friday. Hear what they had to say.

Check out my new blog story on Louisiana’s $10 million winner in the XQ Super School Project competition for its high school on a barge concept. http://bit.ly/2cjWAr6

Have a great week. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Louisiana’s high school on a barge wins $10 million in “Super School” competition http://bit.ly/2cjWAr6

AFC Blog: U.S. Senators to tour school on Navajo Reservation looking for answers to American Indian Education crisis http://bit.ly/2cKw4ob

School Choice

Tallahassee Democrat: FEA lawsuit saddens a loyal alumnus http://on.tdo.com/2cMPVRG

The Wall Street Journal: Trump’s School-Choice Fight http://on.wsj.com/2dch9FR

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Hear what Cohen students had to say to Obama’s education chief http://bit.ly/2cYgDfo

The New Orleans Advocate: Lusher Charter School’s program for gifted students gets OPSB scrutiny http://bit.ly/2ddoqFs

The 74: Black Live’s Matter’s Rashad Turner on Why He’s Quitting Over Charter School Attacks http://bit.ly/2cC67Lp

Education Reform

Uptown Messenger: As New Orleans public school test scores rise, will student diversity follow? http://bit.ly/2ddw0zL

The Advocate: Cristo Rey Baton Rouge students are back at school, heading into the workforce with part-time jobs http://bit.ly/2cMKMJB

The Advocate: Pre-K students suspended? State panel shocked over toss rate http://bit.ly/2cxRXWa

The Advocate: Our Views: As schools rebound, life teaches a lesson http://bit.ly/2cK0qc0

The Advocate: Flooded Redemptorist High to be torn down, property donated to Cristo Rey http://bit.ly/2cxQYWc

The Advocate: Louisiana to get $1.5 million to help with flooding-related problems at schools http://bit.ly/2d5zcyx

The Advocate: Letters: Science standards a make-work exercise http://bit.ly/2daz8cM

Shreveport Times: Public schools need resources after flooding http://bit.ly/2ddpWqT

The News Star: Educators, education secretary talk teacher training http://tnsne.ws/2cZfZPc

The Advertiser: How Lafayette Parish is trying to improve ACT scores http://bit.ly/2cz4auW