LFC Daily News Clips | March 9, 2017

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The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
No change in per-student funding for Louisiana schools in BESE budget request

The Advocate
New science standards clear final hurdle, take full effect in 2018-19 school year

BESE approves plan to keep Linwood Public Charter School under state control

Caddo and DOE creating contract for improvement

The Lens
Two options for Gentilly Terrace building: French-immersion school or program for students with behavioral problems

Uptown Messenger
New Orleans College Prep receives $30,000 pledge to help with Sylvanie Williams intervention

The Advocate
Louisiana Key Academy featured on HBO Vice News program on charter schools

Our opinion: Louisiana lags in another category 

The Twitter Feed

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National Review
New Evidence on School-Choice Successes in Wisconsin

Orlando Sentinel
House panel votes to expand school vouchers

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Groups inform state of desire to operate 16 new charter schools

Tuition voucher bill targeting Memphis breezes through key Senate committee

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com (from The Washington Post)
Senate overturns Obama-era regulations on teacher preparation

The 74
Senate Blocks Teacher Preparation Rules, Ending ESSA Accountability Rules on Deck

The 74
Whitmire: Why the Charter Cap Fight in Massachusetts May Have Sparked a Tidal Wave of New Parent Applications

The 74
Ortega: Charter Schools, IDEA, and What Happens When You Give Parents of Special-Needs Kids More Choices

The Nation
Can the Education System Survive Betsy DeVos’s Extreme School-Choice Agenda?

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