LFC Daily News Clips | September 16, 2016

Good Morning

An Advocate op-ed urges Gov. Edwards and the “Old Guard” to not renew the education reform battles of the past decade. http://bit.ly/2cKKBCb

The Florida tax credit scholarship program remains under attack. The state’s teachers union has appealed their case to the Florida Supreme Court after the union was denied standing on both the lower court and appellate court level.  A Miami pastor says “the union’s decision is wrong for the children and wrong for our public schools.” http://bit.ly/2cenOxi

Have a great weekend! – Paul

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School Choice

The American Spectator: Education Savings Accounts: A Better Choice http://bit.ly/2d3fi3n

Los Angeles Daily News: School choice gaining popularity in California, U.S. http://bit.ly/2calOTC

Slate.com: Trump Proposes Home-School Vouchers for Poor Kids. It’s a Dumb Idea That No One Wants. http://slate.me/2d0HmUG

Watchdog.org: Jackson parents flee failing school district for higher-rated ones nearby http://bit.ly/2cTz0Ox

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Belle Chasse Academy’s tutoring program gets $1 million boost http://bit.ly/2d5bBNf

Time.com: These 10 Ideas Are Each Getting $10 Million to Change High School http://ti.me/2cey8qU

Education Week: 10 High School Redesign Projects Win $100 Million in ‘XQ Super School’ Contest http://bit.ly/2cvYgvo

AEI.org: What can you predict from charter school applications? http://bit.ly/2cvYLpi

Education Reform

The Advocate: Our Views: Work together on school reforms http://bit.ly/2cKKBCb

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

The Advocate: St. Landry School Board agrees to interview 5 of 10 candidates for superintendent; former Lafayette Superintendent Patrick Cooper didn’t make the cut http://bit.ly/2cs1ldP

The News Star: Shelling resigns as school board VP http://tnsne.ws/2cvUBh6

The Town Talk: Symposium celebrates, challenges local educators http://townta.lk/2cs0jia

Silicon Bayou News: 3 Technologies That Could Make The Future Of School Better For Everyone http://bit.ly/2cZWxBG