LFC Daily News Clips | October 7, 2016

Good Morning

Check out my newest blog post, “My old grade school is a failing school.” The public school system in my home parish of St. Landry is in bad shape. They hired a new superintendent this week. Parents there are hoping for a positive change.

Have a great weekend. – Paul

Tweet of the Day


American Federation for Children

AFC Blog: My old grade school is a failing school http://bit.ly/2dUYmMI

School Choice

The American Spectator: The Right of Parents to Choose Their Child’s Education http://bit.ly/2dRGS7W

The Huffington Post: More Black Families are Choosing Homeschool Over Traditonal Learning. This is Why. http://huff.to/2dRJWkp

MassLive.com: Charter school expansion is about equality in Massachusetts http://bit.ly/2dR0B2v

Charter Schools

Salon: Charter schools and the struggle for progress: Why the NAACP has it wrong on the chapter of the civil rights struggle http://bit.ly/2djw513

Education Week: Audit: Ohio May Demand Online Charter Schools Pay Back $80 Million After Audit http://bit.ly/2dQX83P

Education Reform

Times Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans jobless, out-of-school youth outnumber high school grads 3 to 1: report http://bit.ly/2dJZo0h

The Advocate: Louisiana education activists declare victory in public records fight http://bit.ly/2dAtRwI

Daily World: St. Landry Parish selects superintendent http://bit.ly/2dRBu4I

Tulane Hullabaloo: School Board candidate Alvarez shares plan for NOLA http://bit.ly/2cWJrV3