LFC Daily News Clips | September 30, 2016

Good Morning

Yesterday, the Nevada State Supreme Court dismissed constitutional challenges to Nevada’s education savings account (ESA) program. However, the court struck down the existing funding mechanism. AFC urges the governor and legislature to pass technical fix to legislation.

Check out my AFC Blog on African-American support of charter schools, in the face of opposition from the NAACP.

Have a great weekend. – Paul

Tweet of the Day


American Federation for Children

Nevada ESAs constitutional, court strikes down funding mechanism http://bit.ly/2dHM4tH

AFC Blog: African-American support of charter schools http://bit.ly/2do13Zs

School Choice

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Nevada Supreme Court ruling expected to affect school choice legislation nationwide http://bit.ly/2dK1vlf

Wall Street Journal: Nevada’s School Choice Victory http://on.wsj.com/2cFK3th

Las Vegas Review-Journal: EDITORIAL: Choice decision http://bit.ly/2cGr2XJ

Watchdog.org: Nevada ESAs ruled constitutional, but funding hurdle remains http://bit.ly/2cQtKNi

Education Week: School Choice Program’s Funding Source Unlawful, Nevada High Court Rules http://bit.ly/2dET08f

Opportunity Lives: Why It’s Time To Disrupt The Government Education Status Quo http://bit.ly/2dETLht

Charter Schools

Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: From farm to table– New Orleans students taste, learn the trend http://bit.ly/2dczZxY

Watchdog.org: Common ground: Artist entertains thousands at charter school rally in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park http://bit.ly/2ddoRNh

Education Reform

American Press: White hoping politics won’t enter into ‘Every Student Succeeds Act’ http://bit.ly/2dwyw0S

Education Week: Lawsuit Challenges Georgia’s Ballot Question on Statewide School District http://bit.ly/2dccWQO