LFC Daily News Clips | May 19, 2017

Good Morning

Check out our video and photo gallery from Tuesday’s Private School Choice Day at the Capitol. Students and families from across Louisiana gathered at the State Capitol to celebrate the success of school choice options.

And you must see this moving story about Jakyra Brown, a 6th grade student at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School. She was born without a right hand and received a robotic prosthetic from her classmates. http://bit.ly/2qAWWzm

Have a great weekend! – Paul


HAND IT ON: Boys at Kenilworth Science and Technology honored for making robotic hand

The Advertiser
Do La. students have equal access to public education? Bill aims to find out

The Advocate
Innovation, service to poor among concerns as School Board sorts through charter applications: 2 charters accepted, 5 rejected

New Orleans could get 5 new charter schools, including Audubon expansion

The New Orleans Advocate
New Orleans superintendent recommends new charter school dedicated to coastal ecology apply to state, not district

The Advocate
$3.7 billion public school aid plan clears House committee

Early childhood education in Caddo gets $72K boost

Education Week
Betsy DeVos to Address American Federation for Children

School choice can’t afford to be TrumpChoice

Education Week
Arizona’s Expansive Voucher-Like Program May Face Challenge at Ballot Box

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