LFC Daily News Clips | February 23, 2017

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The American Federation for Children urges the Trump Administration and Congress to act with urgency to take action on proposals in Congress that would expand educational choice including portability of federal K-12 funds, expanding 529 plans and increasing funding for public charter schools.

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American Federation for Children

AFC Urges Federal Action to Expand Educational Opportunity in America http://bit.ly/2l0po7r

School Choice

The New York Times: I Dismal Results From Vouchers Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins http://nyti.ms/2moy3RY

Charter Schools

The Advocate: Slaughter Elementary teachers, parents in race to “trigger” creating a charter school http://bit.ly/2lOriMV

The American Prospect: D.C. Charter Teachers Seek to Unionize http://bit.ly/2lvBRl6

Education Reform

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: (via Washington Post) Louisiana students improve on Advanced Placement tests; pass rate still low http://bit.ly/2lIZKIb

ShreveportTimes.com: Report: Tackle remediation in high school http://bit.ly/2moAqUY

The Advertiser: Study: La. tenure changes led to more teacher exits http://bit.ly/2mb5FH3

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