LFC Daily News Clips | November 22, 2016

Good Morning

Keep an eye on this: Louisiana charter school critics have formed a new coalition and are promoting an approach known as “community schools.” Earlier this month Debbie Meaux, president of the Louisiana Association of Educators, and Karran Harper Royal, coordinator for the Louisiana branch of the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools, presented the model to Lafayette Parish school board members.

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

24 Days of Giving Thanks – Day 21: Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, a longtime supporter of school choice on Capitol Hill http://bit.ly/2gbR62D

School Choice

Politico: Florida PTA drops out of lawsuit challenging voucher-like scholarships http://politi.co/2fLStEB

On Milwaukee: Op-ed: Educational reform, improving schools should not be feared http://bit.ly/2gduA9F

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Charter school critics in Louisiana form new coalition, draw fire for secrecy http://bit.ly/2gG23Ld

The Advertiser: Charter school grades: ARCA gets an ‘A’, Willow Charter still has ‘F’ http://bit.ly/2gvI5SB

Uptown Messenger: Lycee earns an ‘A’ from state; Sophie B. Wright rises to a B; College Prep stumbles http://bit.ly/2fYFNb4

Watchdog.org: Charter alliance creates fund to protect charter schools in the courts http://bit.ly/2eZCYtv

Huffington Post: Charter Schools Are Working for Kids and Parents. Here’s How We Can Tell That Story. http://huff.to/2fiAKRe

Education Reform

The Advertiser: Louisiana citizens want more school supports, less testing http://bit.ly/2gCthCw

The 74: Education Secretary: Rhee vs. DeVos? What We Know About the Finalists (and 3 Other Wild Cards) http://bit.ly/2fmZpYa

The Town Talk: Vernon celebrates improved scores http://townta.lk/2flfxGt

The News Star: DOJ, MCSB resolve some staffing questions http://tnsne.ws/2gGfpHh