LFC Daily News Clips | October 5, 2017

Good Morning

Ribbon cutting and groundbreaking events this week for Louisiana charter schools:

  • On Tuesday, KIPP East Community Primary in New Orleans marked the official ribbon cutting and building dedication of the Ray Abrams School. http://bit.ly/2xWwnWV
  • BASIS broke ground yesterday on its new charter school at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge. http://bit.ly/2xWmzfC

Enjoy your day. – Paul


New charter school opens at Woman’s Hospital

Multimillion dollar school opens in New Orleans East

American Press
State education chief outlines ‘academic mastery’ plan

The Advocate
Three candidates vie for East Baton Rouge School Board seat in Oct. 14 special election

The Advocate
Louisiana lands $55.5 million federal grant to aid struggling students

The Times-Picayune
Treme charter school leaders accused of failing to report video showing student sex acts

The New Orleans Advocate
Jeff School Board member Floyd to push for superintendent’s suspension

The New Orleans Advocate
N.O. school officials accused of failing to report video showing student sex acts

The Times-Picayune
Jefferson School Board’s probe of alleged violations by superintendent to be complete by Dec. 1.

The Advocate
Baton Rouge organizations set goal of training 1,000 mentors for black boys, teens

American Federation for Children

Secretary DeVos and School Choice (John Schilling)


The Hollywood Reporter
Participant in Matt Damon Public School Doc Lashes Out at Filmmakers
Jeanne Allen claims that producers misled her about the nature of the film.

Education Week
Charter Networks Show Big Gains Over Other New York City Schools

Education Week
Independent Charter Schools Aim to Elevate Their Status

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