LFC Daily News Clips | October 17, 2016

Good Morning

The NAACP ratified its anti-public charter school proposal. AFC issued this statement in response on the civil rights organization’s support of the moratorium on public charter schools: http://bit.ly/2elqqrE

On Friday, AFC founding board member Kevin P. Chavous published the following column, “Taking a leap back – Why the NAACP is wrong on school choice.

Today’s editorial from The Wall Street Journal calls the vote “The NAACP’s Disgrace.

Have a great week! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

AFC: NAACP Anti-Charter School Proposal Tarnishes Organization’s History http://bit.ly/2elqqrE

AFC Blog: Chavous: Taking a leap back – Why the NAACP is wrong on school choice http://bit.ly/2dbXAxH

School Choice

Watchdog.org: More states express interest in ESA programs after Nevada court decision http://bit.ly/2e9zWAp

Watchdog.org: Survey: Millennials support school choice http://bit.ly/2eJi1SY

Charter Schools

Times Picayune/NOLA.com: Should New Orleans have closed so many schools? Study explores charter trend http://bit.ly/2dhTXq4

The Wall Street Journal: The NAACP’s Disgrace http://on.wsj.com/2dItUVc

Education Week: NAACP Officially Calls for a Ban on New Charter Schools http://bit.ly/2ej5CRy

Chicago Tribune: Five myths about charter schools http://trib.in/2ecBEAc

Education Reform

Times Picayune/NOLA.com: $310,000 in for sleepy Orleans Parish School Board race http://bit.ly/2endFhn

The Advocate: Jeff Sadow: BESE battle points to other issues ahead http://bit.ly/2egaOuR

The News Star: DOJ: Information was inaccurate http://tnsne.ws/2eg9wjj

The Hayride: Bodi White’s TV Ad In The EBR Mayor’s Race Promises To Fix The Parish’s Lousy Schools http://bit.ly/2elrj3x

American Press: Residency required for La. teachers http://bit.ly/2eaXYMO