LFC Daily News Clips | August 7, 2017

Good Morning

It’s back to school time in Louisiana, as most private and public schools open this week. The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com reports on the opening of the Rooted School – a new OPSB-authorized charter school that will prepare students for careers in the technology industry.

Have a great week. – Paul


The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
‘For kids who are really into tech’: New high school debuts Tuesday

Parents hang on to hope for Monroe charter school

Louisiana Record
Louisiana State Chamber supports school superintendent in standoff with Gov. John Edwards

The Advocate
Louisiana teachers to face tougher job reviews in new school year under controversial evaluations

The Advocate
Friendship Capitol High School begins offering early college option

The Advocate
East Baton Rouge Superintendent Drake fills vacancies in top leadership positions

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Morris Jeff School to open a day late due to flooding

The New Orleans Advocate
Jefferson Parish School Board to consider seeking tax hike to give teachers a raise

The Advertiser
Editorial: Studies matter, but you can be educated here

American Federation for Children

Recruiting and Retaining School Choice Advocates (David Morgan)

Tera & Samuel Myers – Our School Choice Story


The Washington Post
What should America do about its worst public schools? States still don’t seem to know.

The Hill
The grades are in: Charter schools are boosting college success

Washington Examiner
The NAACP’s campaign to smear charter schools

School’s out: Teachers union chief Randi Weingarten says Trump leads “most anti-public-education” administration ever

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