LFC Daily News Clips | March 8, 2017

Good Morning

The move to New Orleans’ all-charter school district continues. The Times-Picayune reports on organizations vying to charter the five remaining traditional public schools.

Have a great day! – Paul


The Advocate
Amid state budget mess, BESE backs another freeze in basic state aid for public schools

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Charter group makes key hire as it vies to run New Orleans’ last independent public schools

The Lens
School district employees’ involvement in charter application raises questions of conflict of interest

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Audubon Charter wants to open Gentilly Terrace campus

BESE committee approves expansion at Impact Elementary Charter School

Linwood Charter School to stay under state control

Linwood Public Charter School operator to apply for new charter

State to unveil plan to address Caddo Parish failing schools

BESE committee debates whether Lycée Français students should have French proficiency as a condition of admission

The Advocate
New science standards win tentative state approval, after arguments over evolution

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Louisiana school board nods to creationism in science standards vote

 The Twitter Feed

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Mother Jones
The Battle Over School Choice Is Happening in Statehouses Across America

Chalkbeat Tennessee
Tennessee lawmakers take first step toward school vouchers

Chalkbeat Tennessee
Tennessee’s voucher proposals target schools already struggling with low enrollment

Education Week
Applications Double for Boston Charter Schools Under New Enrollment System

The Washington Post
Radical change for struggling schools? It’s reliably doable.

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