LFC Daily News Clips | January 11, 2017

Good Morning

Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing has been moved to Jan. 17. As part of a bipartisan agreement, Ms. DeVos’ hearing was moved to accommodate the Senate schedule. As AFC communication director Matt Frendewey aptly says, this is a classic “making the sausage story”.  AFC Statement

Have a great day! – Paul

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American Federation for Children

DeVos Hearing Moved to Jan. 17 http://bit.ly/2j41tXv

Dauphin: Louisiana accepting applications for Scholarship Program http://bit.ly/2jvj2fV

School Choice

Louisiana Radio Network: Application period begins for Louisiana Scholarship Program http://bit.ly/2idd6Mj

Charter Schools

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Appellate court says some Louisiana charter schools shouldn’t get public funding http://bit.ly/2iFKszL

The Advocate: State superintendent says ruling on charter schools won’t have immediate impact; appeal to state Supreme Court planned http://bit.ly/2id7QbE

The Advertiser: Lafayette charter operators monitoring court developments http://bit.ly/2jfOC1T

The Advertiser: (Associated Press) Appeal ruling affects funding for over 30 charter schools http://bit.ly/2j6yGRW

Education Week: Louisiana Court: State-Approved Charter Schools Unconstitutionally Funded http://bit.ly/2jj3MmZ

The Progressive: Will the Last Five Public Schools in New Orleans Become Charters? http://bit.ly/2jiVQ54

Education Week: NAACP Stops in Memphis on National Tour to Talk Charter Schools http://bit.ly/2j6pc9c

Education Reform

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: Orleans School Board inauguration set for Thursday http://bit.ly/2iFQosu

The Advocate: Public school letter grades changing, but disputes remain on how much http://bit.ly/2j7H0Bh

The Advocate: Baker School Board hears that Baker High might need to be torn down, discusses D grade for district http://bit.ly/2iFXWLV

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