LFC Daily News Clips | March 6, 2017

Good Morning

The Times-Picayune reported on the Louisiana Department of Education’s release of the 2015-2016 Louisiana Scholarship Program Annual Report. The story downplayed the continued improvement in test scores and the narrowing of the achievement gap with the statewide average.

On Friday, President Trump and Secretary DeVos visited a Florida choice school in Orlando. It brought renewed attention to the issue of school choice.

American Federation for Children (Press Release)
AFC Applauds Trump’s Visit to Florida Choice School

ICYMI: AFC’s roundup on the credible school choice research: Setting the Record Straight on School Choice

Have a great week! – Paul


The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Louisiana school voucher program earns a D for 2016

Voucher students have more options as donor scholarship program grows

Linwood Charter principal: ‘We would prefer to stay a charter’

The Advocate
Our Views: Schools central to Louisiana economy

The Advertiser
Take a look at Louisiana lab schools

The Advocate
EBR Superintendent Drake proposes changes to a dozen schools for board to consider at Saturday retreat

The Twitter Feed

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The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Trump visits Catholic school to highlight vouchers, choice

The New York Times 
For Trump and DeVos, a Florida Private School Is a Model for Choice

The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump Highlights Support for School Choice in Orlando Trip

The Federalist
Top 10 Reasons HuffPo Doesn’t Get School Choice

Education Week
Nationwide Voucher Program Could Cripple Most Districts, Report Argues

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