LFC Daily News Clips | July 28, 2017

Good Morning

Check out Alkinee Jackson’s blog on how Louisiana grandparents play an important role in advocating for school choice. http://bit.ly/2ve02fW

The Louisiana Department of Education releases Advanced Placement test data. It shows more than 6,500 Louisiana high school students earned college-credit qualifying scores on Advanced Placement® (AP®) exams in 2017, an increase of 10 percent since 2016 and of 137 percent since 2012. http://bit.ly/2v6oD5r

Have a great weekend! – Paul


The News Star
Excellence Academy court battle rolls into another week

The Advocate
Good news, bad news in latest report on Louisiana high schools’ Advanced Placement results

American Press
Louisiana students earning college credit up 10 percent

Most Louisiana students do not earn college credit for their Advanced Placement classes

The Town Talk
Most Rapides students aren’t earning college credit for their AP classes

The Advocate
Study: Louisiana’s plan to revamp public schools generally strong

The Town Talk
Menard principal resigns

The Advocate
‘Where the kids are’ – EBR School Board debates need for new schools in southeast Baton Rouge

American Federation for Children

Grandparents for Choice (Alkinee Jackson)

U.S. News & World Report
NAACP Again Calls for Moratorium on Charter Schools

6 problems the NAACP has with charter schools — and 5 of its ideas for how to reshape the sector

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