LFC Daily News Clips | October 21, 2016

Good Morning

LFC president Ann Duplessis is featured in this morning’s blog post, calling the NAACP moratorium on public charter schools “politics at its best.”

If you’re here in Louisiana, you are undoubtedly enjoying our first real cool front of the fall – real football weather this weekend.

Have a great weekend! – Paul

Tweet of the Day


American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: LFC’s Ann Duplessis: NAACP out of step, bound by outdated ways of thinking http://bit.ly/2ey26nS

School Choice

Washington Examiner: Here’s the last time school choice came up in a general election debate http://washex.am/2emMvID

Watchdog.org: Students in choice schools outperforming district peers http://bit.ly/2eYBFdV

Watchdog.org: Jackson schools among 19 getting failing grade from state http://bit.ly/2dG4jyo

Charter Schools

The Lens: 24 hours after CEO floats idea, New Beginnings board votes to close Gentilly Terrace Charter School http://bit.ly/2enCa0j

The Christian Science Monitor: Why top US education official wants to lift cap on charter schools http://bit.ly/2dD1nTx

Silicon Bayou News: Charter School Offers Alternative to College Through Technical Training http://bit.ly/2eYARWr

The 74: Thousands of NYC Teachers Ask De Blasio to Expand Charter Schools http://bit.ly/2eoeJkU

Education Reform

The Advocate: Governor says his public school review poses no conflict with John White-led study http://bit.ly/2eeM9ab

The Advertiser: What are Lafayette students, parents, teachers concerned about? http://bit.ly/2dsTZGH

The Advocate: East Baton Rouge moves forward with plans at nine flood-damaged schools and four administrative sites http://bit.ly/2eqESzn