LFC Daily News Clips | May 23, 2017

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At the American Federation for Children’s 8th annual National Policy Summit, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addressed the 400 attendees and reinforced the Administration’s commitment to expanding school choice across the country.

Statement from Bill Oberndorf, Chairman of the American Federation for Children:

“We were delighted to have Secretary DeVos address the students, parents, educators, grassroots activists, policymakers, and friends at our National Policy Summit in Indianapolis. Our organization has fought tirelessly on the front lines to give more children opportunities in education, and our Summit each year is a wonderful event to showcase our successes and hear from students whose lives have changed due to school choice.”


The Advocate
In repeat of 2016, governor’s public school bills buried with little notice

(via The Washington Post) Are Louisiana charter schools widening racial divides?

Coghill charter teachers vote to unionize

The New Orleans Advocate
Mary D. Coghill Charter School becomes the fifth in New Orleans to unionize

The Advocate
Central schools shifting to ‘Eureka Math’ for elementary and middle school math textbooks

Principal photographed with Confederate monument protesters is ‘removed from campus’

The News Star
MCSB, Excellence Academy head to court Tuesday

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