LFC Daily News Clips | December 5, 2016

Good Morning

This morning’s must read: The Advocate’s Jeff Sadow’s column criticizing Gov. John Bel Edwards for calling the state’s grading system of schools “not fair.” He says the governor is putting the agenda of adults ahead of the needs of children.

Have a great week! – Paul

Tweet of the Day


School Choice

Watchdog.org: School choice a path to victory in Florida legislative elections http://bit.ly/2gVEDfZ

The American Spectator: A Perfect Time to Expand Education Savings Accounts http://bit.ly/2gTAmuu

Charter Schools

The New Orleans Advocate: Xavier partners with charter schools in bid to diversify New Orleans’ teaching force http://bit.ly/2fZVNxk

PBS NewsHour: In the black community, a division over charter schools http://to.pbs.org/2g695nS

Education Reform

The Advocate: Jeff Sadow: Edwards puts adults’ needs ahead of children http://bit.ly/2fZODcq

The Advocate: East Baton Rouge challenges how state calculated its school, district report cards http://bit.ly/2gt8BZe

The News Star: Study: LDOE information lacks cohesion http://tnsne.ws/2gbbwru

The Advocate: East Baton Rouge Parish school administrator who fell for “phishing” scheme retires http://bit.ly/2g27H4G

The Town Talk: Jones Avenue schools see slow but sure progress http://townta.lk/2gGRXrL

The Town Talk: Your Mail 12-4: Seeing the good in education http://townta.lk/2fZTxpK

The Advertiser: Early childhood tax credits vital, institute says http://bit.ly/2gGPqxX