LFC Daily News Clips | September 13, 2017

Good Morning

A must-read story on the positive impact school choice can have on a family – a moving first-hand account from our AFC colleague Carra Powell: School Choice, My New American Dream.

Millennials overwhelmingly support educational choice according to a new national poll – confirming findings in AFC’s National School Choice poll conducted in January. USA Today has a story here, and below are two charts that show the massive popularity from the survey’s report:

Have a great day. – Paul


The Avoyelles Today
Red River Charter Will Bus Supporters to BESE Meeting

The Times-Picayune
Jefferson school board seeks attorney to investigate superintendent’s alleged misdeeds

American Federation for Children

School Choice, My New American Dream (Carra Powell)


USA Today
Survey: Millennials hold complex views on education

Associated Press
Mississippi’s First Rural Charter School Set for Clarksdale

The 74
10% of All Public School Students Missing Classes as 6 States Cope With Irma

The 74
Starting With Wyoming BIE School, DeVos Set to Visit Schools in States Aligned With Senate Education Committee

The 74
DeVos Urges ‘Something Radically Different’ in Back-to-School Tour Kickoff in Wyoming

Education Week
Parents Prefer Good Neighborhood Schools Over More Choice, Poll Finds

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit private autism center, Air Force Academy on Colorado leg of tour

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