LFC Daily News Clips | September 18, 2017

Good Morning

On Saturday, LFC participated in the Baton Rouge Total Teen Takeover! at Cortana Mall. The empowerment event focused on health, education, and wellness. Several area schools participated, including IDEA Public Schools and its executive director Kenneth Campbell (pictured below with LFC’s Alkinee Jackson). IDEA is getting ready for its 2018-19 opening.


Have a fantastic week. – Paul 


The Advocate
Our Views: Louisiana’s slow but sure rise on this list shows promise

The New Orleans Advocate
Orleans school taxes up for renewal in October provide for ‘crucial’ funding stream, OPSB says

The Associated Press
New Orleans Charter Group to Open School in Little Rock

American Press
Board member lashes out at school system

The Advocate
Ed Pratt: A system rigged against the poor kids’ schools leaves teachers few resources to tackle many problems

The Advocate
Pointe Coupee teacher’s innovative learning model wins recognition, and a $2,000 grant

The Advocate
Tossing students out schools? Louisiana state panel discussing new rules

The Associated Press
Baton Rouge principal accused of locking girl in closet turns himself in

The Times-Picayune
Community leaders ‘unite’ at Hope Breakfast in Algiers to support students

American Federation for Children

My path to school choice (Hergit Llenas)


Education Week
Betsy DeVos Waiting for ‘Right Time,’ Circumstances for a Choice Initiative

The 74
‘Nothing Short of Phenomenal’: University Prep Turnaround Sees Colorado’s Highest Test Bump

Education Week
To Create More Diverse Charter Schools, Walton Foundation Kicks In $2 Million

USA Today
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma kept 1 in 6 students in the USA out of school

The Post and Courier
Life after the storm: Children who survived Katrina offer lessons

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