LFC Daily News Clips | September 29, 2016

Good Morning

Two Louisiana Scholarship Program schools are in the news today. New Orleans’ Good Shepherd School announced plans to relocate to a new campus. St. Thomas More School in Baton Rouge has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.

Avoyelles Public Charter School and Madison Preparatory Academy were also recognized as a National Blue Ribbon Charter Schools.

Congrats to these schools achieving academic excellence!

Enjoy your day. – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: Hispanic Heritage Month, a reminder of education in Hispanic neighborhoods http://bit.ly/2dGnmKi

School Choice

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Good Shepherd School plans new Gentilly campus http://bit.ly/2d6YdK5

WWL-TV: Good Shepherd School raising funds for new campus http://bit.ly/2dcbD5m

The Advocate: Four Baton Rouge schools, one New Orleans school recognized with Blue Ribbon awards http://bit.ly/2dtItAP

The 74: The New Reformers: City-Loving Millennials Who Want Quality Schools Not Tied to Their ZIP Code http://bit.ly/2dFICzO

Charter Schools

Wall Street Journal: U.S. Gives $245 Million in Grants to Support Charter Schools http://on.wsj.com/2dbYOHU

Watchdog.org: Mississippi parents win right to intervene in charter school lawsuit http://bit.ly/2d9DAx9

Jackson Free Press: Is Mississippi Too Selective with Charters? http://bit.ly/2cNBboF

Opportunity Lives: Hispanic Students Thriving in Public Charter Schools, Report Says http://bit.ly/2ddiwBu

The 74: Thousands Call for More Charter Schools at Brooklyn Rally http://bit.ly/2dciM5q

Education Reform

The Advocate: Officials hope these 3 changes will improve Louisiana schools; proposal unveiled Wednesday http://bit.ly/2dcbJcX

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: How should Louisiana grade its schools? http://bit.ly/2d9sjN3

Daily World: School population declining in St. Landry Parish http://bit.ly/2cDY4MI

Daily World: Chamber to host superintendent forum http://bit.ly/2dtL11P

The Advertiser: Education officials outline plans for La. improvement, federal compliance http://bit.ly/2d9SZed