LFC Daily News Clips | February 27, 2017

Good Morning

Happy Lundi Gras. It was 50 years ago when the St. Augustine Marching 100 band became the first band from a predominantly African-American high school to march in the Rex parade. Here’s The Times-Picayune’s look back: http://bit.ly/2l3Ca9P

Have a great Mardi Gras!

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School Choice

Newsmax: Marc Morial: School Vouchers Would Be ‘Devastating’ to Black Students http://nws.mx/2lMgjCC

The Hechinger Report: New Orleans schools still struggle with integration http://bit.ly/2lMe02A

St. Charles Herald Guide: Board concerned education secretary gunning for public schools http://bit.ly/2m2j6sl

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: (from The New York Times) Betsy DeVos, polite in public, is a fighter behind the scenes http://bit.ly/2m2jLu1

Inside Sources: What Might $20 Billion for School Choice Look Like? http://bit.ly/2lqHO21

The 74: From Special Ed to College Sex Assault: 7 Policies DeVos Told Congress She Would Be Reviewing Now http://bit.ly/2mvpOEK

Charter Schools

KLYF-TV: New Louisiana high school on a barge will tackle coastal erosion problem http://bit.ly/2lXWgBD

Louisiana Record: Appeals court ruling maintains state aid to charter schools http://bit.ly/2mCFPYJ

Education Reform

ShreveportTimes.com: High school students need college classes http://bit.ly/2lqTDp5

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