LFC Daily News Clips | October 25, 2017

Good Morning

Spread the news – families and students can share their school choice stories in a video and be eligible to win cash prizes (up to $15,000)! The goal of the Choices in Education contest is to amplify the voices of students and families, who are “the real experts on choice,” said ExcelinEd CEO Patricia Levesque.

Prizes will be offered based on the sincerity and passion of the content, including:

  • 3 Grand Prize Winners – $15,000 cash prize
  • 3 Finalists – $5,000 cash prize
  • 2 People’s Choice Winners – $5,000 cash prize

Video submissions will be accepted beginning October 25 through December 1.

Learn More: http://www.choicesined.org/

Enjoy your day. – Paul


The Advertiser
Lafayette awaits impact of new state grading scale

Einstein Charter Schools Push Back Against Transportation Policy

The Times-Picayune
Parents need more tools to help their kids in school | Opinion

The Times-Picayune
New report finds racial disparities persist for Louisiana kids

The Advocate
Report faults state oversight of charter schools

The Advocate
Report: Louisiana too quick to toss troubled, especially black students; alternative schools not helping

The Times-Picayune
Desiree Charbonnet pans LaToya Cantrell’s charter school record

The Advocate
Central School interviews three superintendent finalists; decision not planned until Monday

The Courier
Grant will help improve reading, writing skills of students

American Press
Parish looks to ‘turnaround principals’

American Federation for Children

School Choice and the Whatever It Takes Attitude (Tiffany Crawford)


The 74
Share Your School Choice Story in $15,000 Video Contest

Empower Mississippi
Mississippi Middle of the Pack in Providing Education Options

The 74
Top Charter Networks Worth the Disruption, Set High Accountability Bar for All Public Schools

The 74
Stewart: Where Are the Advocates as NYC Sends 100s of Troubled Teachers Into Struggling Schools?

The Washington Post
Some Puerto Rican schools reopen Tuesday without electricity

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