LFC Daily News Clips | January 25, 2017

Good Morning

As we continue to celebrate National School Choice Week, today’s installment of “School Choice, A Family Choice” series features the Bey family. They are among a growing number of Louisiana families who are homeschooling their children.

Enjoy your day! – Paul

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Louisiana Federation for Children

School Choice, A Family Choice: The Bey Family http://bit.ly/2jwDhdD

School Choice

St.MaryNow.com: Celebrating school choice: programs give parents, students options http://bit.ly/2kelzw0

The Hill: DeVos knows why school choice matters. She knows about Detroit. http://bit.ly/2kivrVC

The 74: GOP Touts New Growth in School Choice at D.C. Rally, Defends DeVos Against Democrats’ ‘Fit’ http://bit.ly/2jeeVV2

Opportunity Lives: Hundreds Rally In U.S. Capitol In Support For School Choice http://bit.ly/2jwVtnk

Opportunity Lives: You Don’t Need To Have Children To Be A Part Of The School Choice Movement http://bit.ly/2jespji

Washington Examiner: Empowering families must remain the root of the school choice movement http://washex.am/2ksNx6P

The American Spectator: Child-Centered Education with Education Savings Accounts http://bit.ly/2jRp3oF

Watchdog.org: School choice in Texas: ‘Demand is there’ http://bit.ly/2jasuF2

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Baton Rouge school for students with dyslexia wins state extension http://bit.ly/2jwMgLD

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New Orleans schools push parents to support charter http://bit.ly/2je9Coz

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: 3 New Orleans-area alternative schools get their report cards http://bit.ly/2jR6fG3

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: New charters could be OK’d despite uncertainty http://bit.ly/2ksOV9v

The Advertiser: Charter operator scraps plans for Lafayette campus http://bit.ly/2jVv0mD

The Town Talk: Red River Charter Academy proposal denied, again http://townta.lk/2ksoS6b

Education Reform

The Advocate: Freeze for basic Louisiana public school aid? That’s what Gov. John Bel Edwards will suggest http://bit.ly/2kipUyw

Shreveport Times: $29 million proposed cut hits K-12 education http://bit.ly/2jRaEsy

The Hayride: JBE Stumbles Toward One Solution To The State’s Budget Crisis http://bit.ly/2jpm3kE

The Advocate: Superintendent and new mayor talk schools, cooperation http://bit.ly/2jpnG1V

Shreveport Times: Caddo Schools Superintendent: ‘There will be other closings’ http://bit.ly/2kskrZ6

Shreveport Times: BESE elects new president, officers for 2017 http://bit.ly/2jZbaqf

Shreveport Times: How educated is Louisiana? http://bit.ly/2jdZ8pc

The News Star: La. budget cut killed Monroe schools check http://tnsne.ws/2jwKLNB

The American Spectator: Libertarian Bob Luddy’s Contribution to Education Reform http://bit.ly/2jn2Sbh

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