LFC Daily News Clips | April 10, 2017

Good Morning

Louisiana’s 2017 Regular Legislative Session will convene at noon today.


·       The Advocate: http://bit.ly/2oRbwmg

·       The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: http://bit.ly/2oXB0Og

Great news out of Arizona, as Governor Doug Ducey signs SB1431. Over the course of four years, Arizona children will become eligible to apply for the Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program that allows education dollars to follow each individual child to the school or learning environment they need.

Have a great week! – Paul


The Town Talk
‘Schools don’t fail. Districts fail’

Deny charter bid for the last 5 New Orleans district schools, report says

Give the New Orleans school system a piece of your mind

The Advocate
Letters: Distortions plague ESSA plan

The Advocate
East Baton Rouge seeking millions for ‘great’ programs at four failing schools

The Advocate
Edward J. Sam Accelerated School of Lafayette to open in July to lure dropouts back to the classroom

The Root
The NAACP Will Learn the Pain Associated With Charter Schools

Screen Shot 2017-04-10 at 9.13.24 AM

Education Week
School Choice and Segregation: Evidence From New Orleans

The New York Times
Arizona Frees Money for Private Schools, Buoyed by Trump’s Voucher Push

The Wall Street Journal
Arizona to Expand School-Voucher Program

The Washington Post
DeVos praises this voucher-like program. Here’s what it means for school reform.

Follow LFC –  Twitter: @SchoolChoiceLA Facebook: SchoolChoiceLA