LFC Daily News Clips | January 10, 2017

Good Morning

The statewide application period to participate in the Louisiana Scholarship Program begins today, with the main round closing Feb. 24.

Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing is scheduled for tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT). Click here and save this link if you want to watch live.

Enjoy your day! – Paul

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School Choice

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Bill Cassidy: no plans to step away from DeVos’ Senate hearings http://bit.ly/2j3st9z

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: (from Bloomberg News) Betsy DeVos: religion and a free-market view for schools http://bit.ly/2ibVCLD

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: (from The Washington Post) Teachers unions to campaign against Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick http://bit.ly/2j0dgWs

USA Today: Of class and classes: Glenn Reynolds http://usat.ly/2iXY36a

The Daily Signal: Democrats Who Will Scrutinize Trump’s Education Pick Attended Private Schools http://bit.ly/2j0osSW

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Louisiana Appeal Court panel finds public funding of Type 2 charter schools unconstitutional; decision may be appealed http://bit.ly/2ieudMd

The New Orleans Advocate: International School of Louisiana should have informed Jefferson officials of problems finding new campus, school board members say http://bit.ly/2j0sKd8

WDSU-TV: Jefferson Parish charter school set to close this summer http://bit.ly/2j3C9kJ

The Lens: ReNEW is working on a fix to keep students off a rooftop at its Carrollton building http://bit.ly/2ieFqfx

Education Reform

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Louisiana must invest in our youngest children http://bit.ly/2iemU7n

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