LFC Daily News Clips | September 26, 2017

Good Morning

Yesterday was the 60th anniversary a watershed moment of the civil rights movement – when nine black teenagers were escorted by federal troops past an angry white mob and through the doors of Central High School in Little Rock. CBS News spoke to director Sonia Lowman and backer Ava DuVernay about “Teach Us All,” the documentary on the Little Rock Nine and the how educational inequality continues to plague U.S. education.

Enjoy your Tuesday. – Paul


The Times-Picayune
Einstein Charter Schools mull legal action amid transportation challenges

The Lens
Einstein board prepares to fight Orleans school district over its failure to bus students

The Times-Picayune
Taxes, transportation and student discipline debated by candidates in East Baton Rouge School Board District 7 candidate forum

The Times
11 Bossier schools receive $1.1 million grant

The Louisiana Weekly (from ProPublica)
Failing charter schools have a reincarnation plan


Associated Press
Segregation lingers in US schools 60 years after Little Rock

CBS News
“Teach Us All” documentary explores education inequality

The Hechinger Report
Do state takeovers work in Mississippi? | As the state considers another takeover, does data show they’re effective?

The Wall Street Journal
Charter-School Operators, Feeling Pressured, Seek New Direction at Symposium | Queens event to gather hundreds of educators, advocates at a time when model faces criticism

When charter schools unionize, students learn more, study finds

Education Week
Inside ESSA Plans: What Are States Doing About Goals and Timelines?

The 74
Why Fed Chair Janet Yellen Keeps Bringing Up Education as an Economic Force — and Why Not Everyone Is Thrilled

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