LFC Daily News Clips | March 16, 2017

Good Morning

Kentucky is one step closer to allowing publicly funded charter schools. Yesterday, lawmakers sent a charter school bill to the governor who spoke on behalf of the measure earlier in the day. According to news reports, the Bluegrass State is one of seven without charter schools.

Enjoy your day! – Paul


The Advocate
Former educator and spouse of U.S. congressman joins Cristo Rey high school

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Principal’s ‘evaluation’ at Coghill Charter in Gentilly subject of emergency meeting

The Lens
State says ReNEW Schools broke law by meeting privately to interview CEO candidates

The Town Talk
Private school begins search for new leader

Caddo Board to consider LDOE plan to help schools

The Advocate
G.W. Carver named finalist in national school program

The Twitter Feed

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American Federation for Children
(Press Release) Historic School Choice Program Gains Support in Arkansas

The 74
Trump Calls for New School Choice Initiatives, Big Cuts to K-12 Budget

The Christian Science Monitor
Robust school choice and strong public schools – can US have both?

Lexington Herald-Leader
(Kentucky) General Assembly gives final approval to charter school bill

Education Week
Kentucky Lawmakers Approve Charter School Law

Education Week
Why Aren’t More Charter Schools Opening?

Education Week
Tennessee Lawmakers Move on Voucher Bills as President Trump Lends Support

Opportunity Lives
Teacher Union’s Misleading Attack on Popular D.C. Scholarship Program

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