LFC Daily News Clips | August 10, 2017

Good Morning

  • The Louisiana Department of Education announced ACT scores increased for the fourth straight year¾ now at 19.6. The average score was 19.1 in 2013, the first year in which all public school graduates completed the ACT.  http://bit.ly/2fvrqiU
  • Check out our newest blog post: Telling Our Story and Always Setting the Record Straight.
  • Due to possible flooding concerns following a fire and equipment outages at a pumping station overnight, many New Orleans schools are closed today.  http://bit.ly/2uJj6hp

Have a great day. – Paul


The Lens
Principals file paperwork to convert Ben Franklin, Bethune elementary schools to charters

The New Orleans Advocate
New Orleans schools announce closures after fire at S&WB power plant, flood concerns

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
School closures: List of New Orleans schools closed because of flooding concerns

The Advocate
State ACT scores show tiny rise; St. Tammany leads state for third year

The Advocate
Louisiana students score slightly higher on ACT; see how Baton Rouge area schools did

The Advocate
How did Louisiana schools fare in ACT scores: Check out results by school, parish

The New Orleans Advocate
‘We are nowhere where we need to be:’ Test results for New Orleans public high school lag

The Times
ACT scores in Caddo, Bossier outpace state

The Times-Picayune
Louisiana ACT scores continue to show slow progress in 2017

ACT scores continue to rise

The 74
Data Sharing, Data Dumping & Claims of ‘Academic Fraud’ in Tweetstorm Over Story About Louisiana Vouchers

Empower Mississippi
The 3-D School Grows To Meet Demand From Parents

American Federation for Children

Telling Our Story and Always Setting the Record Straight (Paul Dauphin)

Associated Press
AP Interview: DeVos says she didn’t decry racism enough

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