LFC Daily News Clips | March 28, 2017

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Nine organizations, including the Louisiana Federation for Children, issued a letter of support with recommendations to BESE and education and superintendent John White on implementing the proposed ESSA plan.

·       ESSA Recommendations Letter: http://bit.ly/2nvXmoy

·       The Advocate article: http://bit.ly/2nHLznB

Education superintendent John White discussed improving the state’s schools and school choice at a meeting of the North Rapides Business & Industry Alliance in Pineville.

On the radio: AFC’s Scott Jensen on Relevant Radio, discussing all aspects of school choice and his experience working with Secretary DeVos: http://relevantradio.streamguys.us/ACL/ACL20170327.mp3


The Advocate
Nine groups recommend Louisiana public school letter grade changes, quick submission of plan

The Town Talk
State superintendent to community: ‘act urgently’ in struggling schools

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
(Washington Post) Trump signs law to undo Obama education regulations

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Patrick Dobard: Despite decade of progress, New Orleans schools have work to do

The Louisiana Weekly
SCOTUS decision could have ripple effect on NOLA Charters

The Lens
Coghill teachers are the latest to unionize at a New Orleans charter school

The Advocate
Stunning move: Plan for high-speed internet in all Louisiana schools dies due to ‘lack of interest’

The Advocate
Letters: Education debate sounds familiar

The latest in the AMIKids sexual assault

Haitian native and Landry-Walker student is finalist for LA Student of the Year

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The Philadelphia Tribune
Educator Steve Perry speaks on need to support students

Education Week
How President Trump’s Budget Could Hurt Charters and Private Schools

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