LFC Daily News Clips | February 22, 2017

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Deadlines . . .

Friday is the application deadline for the Louisiana Scholarship Program, as well as the OneApp enrollment deadline in New Orleans.

Today is the final day of Louisiana’s legislative special session. The Advocate reports as the clock winds down the budget gap narrows.

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School Choice

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: OneApp enrollment deadline for New Orleans public schools is Friday http://bit.ly/2mliryI

The Hechinger Report: It’s not who controls the schools that matters, it’s whether they care about equity http://bit.ly/2m7eGRx

Opportunity Lives: Betsy DeVos’s Non-Traditional Experience May Be What Public Schools Need http://bit.ly/2m7BK2j

The 74: ‘We Must Draw a Line in the Sand’: Inside Nevada’s New Campaign to Rescue Failing Schools http://bit.ly/2kJDkr3

The Daily Signal: Credit Where Credit is Due: Leave Tuition Tax Credit Scholarship Options to the States http://bit.ly/2lES61o

Charter Schools

Education Week: Charter Schools Are Legal, Washington State Judge Rules http://bit.ly/2lFq328

The 74: At Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter Network, Culture Is Key to Turning Around Failing Schools http://bit.ly/2kLP64h

Education Reform

The Advocate: Louisiana’s tougher tenure law sparks exodus of more than 1,000 teachers, report says http://bit.ly/2lnRDQM

The 74: ‘Study: Weakening Tenure in Louisiana May Have Caused Thousands of Teachers to Quit http://bit.ly/2logIv6

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