LFC Daily News Clips | September 12, 2016

Good Morning

BESE board member Kira Orange Jones announces she is taking on a new national role with TFA. She will stay in New Orleans and remain on BESE. http://bit.ly/2cQLQ4i

Have a great week! – Paul

Tweet of the Day


American Federation for Children

Video: Kevin P. Chavous on Fox Business News, Varney & Company http://bit.ly/2cxWhYN

School Choice

Washington Examiner: Dem. call on Clinton to match Trump on school choice http://washex.am/2cyYmAL

Bloomberg: Trump Proposes $20 Billion to Expand School Choice for Poor http://bloom.bg/2cD70Qi

The Wall Street Journal: Trump Pledges School-Choice Grants http://on.wsj.com/2cHObdL

The Root: ‘Educational Choice’ is a slogan slick enough for Donald Trump http://bit.ly/2ckR6cB

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Charter school expansion in Baton Rouge continuing despite flooding http://bit.ly/2cpJG9R

The Daily Star: Tangi Academy seeks new school leader http://bit.ly/2c5kOoH

The 74: Tucker Haynes: Dissent in the Black Community as Educators Hijack NAACP Platform, Turn on Schools http://bit.ly/2cpQnZf

Education Reform

The Advocate: Kira Orange Jones, local TFA director, to leave post for larger role in company http://bit.ly/2cQLQ4i

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Judge won’t declare Tangipahoa school staff desegregated http://bit.ly/2cp13nQ

The News Star: MCSB contempt hearing is Sept. 19 http://tnsne.ws/2c3B8RU

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Viva recess! Free playtime returns to Jefferson schools http://bit.ly/2cpHeQo

The Town Talk :Parents petition for more recess http://townta.lk/2cyzcXg