LFC Daily News Clips | March 14, 2017

Good Morning

In a meeting with urban school superintendents on Monday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos discussed how the department will work with public schools. Orleans Parish superintendent Henderson Lewis told The Washington Post, “We’re providing choice, but it’s coupled with a layer of oversight to make sure that the needs of our students are being met.”

Have a great day! – Paul


The Advocate
Why Gov. Edwards, Supt. White disagree on public schools overhaul

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
InspireNOLA set to take over McDonogh No. 42

The Lens
Orleans Parish school district broke state rules by extending charter application deadline without permission

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
(from The Washington Post) New Orleans schools chief reacts to DeVos speech

The Advocate
Letters: Teachers face lots of obstacles

The Twitter Feed

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How the School Choice Movement Is Empowering Parents, Kids

Education Week
Here’s What You Should Know About That Voucher Bill From Rep. Steve King

Opportunity Lives
Charter Schools, IDEA, and What Happens When You Give Parents of Special-Needs Kids More Choices

The 74
DeVos Pitches New ESSA Flexibility to Big-City Schools Leaders, Gets Tepid Response

The Arizona Central Republic
Jeb Bush: Why Arizona must expand its Empowerment Scholarship Accounts

The Hechinger Report
Isn’t desegregation a measure of educational quality?

The voucher bill tailor-made for Memphis? Many Memphians are offended by it.

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