LFC Daily News Clips | June 26, 2017

Good Morning

Today, researchers from the School Choice Demonstration Project at the University of Arkansas and the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans at Tulane University will release findings from their study of the third year of results from the Louisiana Scholarship Program at the Urban Institute in Washington.

Patrick Wolf, holder of the Twenty-First Century Chair in School Choice at the U of A, co-authored a summary of the latest reports on the publicly funded private school choice program in Louisiana with Jonathan Mills, a senior research associate in the Department of Education Reform at the U of A. Wolf directs the School Choice Demonstration Project.

Have a great week. – Paul


Univeristy of Arkansas
Researchers to Describe New Findings on Louisiana Voucher Program Today

The Advocate
After big gain last year, Louisiana public high school graduation rate slides

The New Orleans Advocate
New Orleans school graduation rate slides nearly 6 points in five years; officials eye solutions as progress plateaus

The Advocate
High school graduation rates in Baton Rouge-area high schools slide along with rest of Louisiana

New Orleans’ graduation rate falls 5.7 points in 5 years

Which New Orleans schools improved their graduation rates — and which ones didn’t

The Times
Pastorek: Why John White should not get the boot

American Press
State education plan receives high marks

The Advocate
School district secessions more difficult in Louisiana, but other states have more safeguards, report says

The Times
Webster-bred Johnny Rowland Jr. named parish’s superintendent

School Vouchers Get A New Report Card

First study of Indiana’s voucher program — the country’s largest — finds it hurts kids’ math skills, then they improve over time

The 74
What Monday’s SCOTUS Ruling in Trinity Lutheran Preschool Case Could Mean for School Vouchers

The Texas Tribune
House education leaders won’t budge on school finance, private school choice

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