LFC Daily News Clips | August 30, 2017

Good Morning

In response to the flooding associated with Hurricane Harvey, a counselor with Houston’s KIPP Explorer Academy used his truck and a borrowed kayak to help more than 20 people reach safety. He is one of thousands of volunteers stepping forward in this extreme time of need.

Enjoy your day. – Paul


Caddo Transformation Next Advisory Council outlines improvement goals for 14 struggling schools

The Advocate
Orleans Parish schools to re-open Wednesday, but other area schools cancel class because of Harvey

The Times-Picayune
New Orleans public schools reopen Wednesday as Harvey rains continue

American Federation for Children

Illinois Senate Passes Tax Credit Scholarship, Charter Funding Equity


The New York Times
School Closings From Harvey Threaten Disruption Across Texas

A School Counselor Takes To The Floodwaters To Rescue His Students And Their Families

The 74
Dallas Schools Waive Enrollment Requirements, Provide Transportation for Displaced Houston Students

The Wall Street Journal
Schools Closed in Houston Area as Administrators Assess Harvey’s Toll

CBS Houston
Texas Schools Shuttered By Harvey Could Stay That Way Awhile

The 74
The 74 Interview: Alexis Morin on Students For Education Reform, Youth Power & Achieving Educational Justice

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