LFC Daily News Clips | March 29, 2017

Good Morning

Governor John Bel Edwards released his 2017 Legislative Agenda. At the very top – proposal to close what he calls the kindergarten voucher loophole.

·       Governor’s 2017 Legislative Agenda: http://bit.ly/2o6vNTW

·       The Advocate’s coverage: http://bit.ly/2niWKjD

The Advocate reports BESE is expected to decide today whether to endorse a plan to revamp public schools, and when to submit it to federal officials.

LABI’s Brigitte Nieland’s guest post in The Hayride on why BESE should move forward with Supt. John White’s plan to improve public education.

Have a great day! – Paul


The Advocate
Corporal punishment, vouchers, evaluations on Gov. John Bel Edwards’ legislative agenda

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Gov. John Bel Edwards floats narrow agenda for schools in upcoming session

The Advocate
In showdown vote Wednesday, BESE to grapple with how, when to revamp public schools

The Hayride
NIELAND: A Plan To Improve Education In Louisiana

9 groups recommend La. public school letter grade changes

American Press
White: Move ahead with education plan

The News Star
How soon should state implement new education standards?

The New Orleans Advocate
Big-picture meaning: Teachers at 5th New Orleans charter school seek a union

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Free school internet plan dies for lack of interest

Gentilly Messenger
New Beginnings community gears up for opening of state-of-the-art learning center

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The 74
Whitmire: Charter Leaders Saw Too Much Damage to Students (and Their Own Future) to Embrace Trump’s Budget

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