LFC Daily News Clips | November 16, 2017

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The Lake Charles American Press reports the Louisiana Supreme Court could rule as early as December on the Type 2 charter school funding case. http://bit.ly/2AKPJPa

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American Press
Ruling on funding could be as early as Dec.

The Lens
Mahalia Jackson Elementary is one step away from closing at the end of the school year
A board committee voted to close the school and hand the building over to Dryades YMCA, which operates a nearby charter school.

The Times-Picayune
School board members vote to offer Mahalia Jackson school site to Dryades YMCA

The Vermilion
Jessica’s just saying: Louisiana public school system in need of reform

The Courier
Our opinion: More information is a welcome development

The Advocate
Letters: Writer wrong about charter schools
I write in respectful disagreement with Tyler Bond’s assertion that charter schools are not providing for their teachers’ retirement security in a letter to the editor on Nov. 8.
– Caroline Roemer executive director, Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools

The 74
Louisiana Students Look Beyond High School With Workplace-Based Learning and Micro-industry Engagement

The Town Talk
Retired superintendent named principal of Menard High School

The Advocate
Former Lafayette schools chief demanding $4.1 million from school system that fired him

American Federation for Children

When School Choice Program Implementation Meets Reality (Hergit Llenas)


Tennessee’s two big school turnaround experiments are yielding big lessons, researchers say

The 74
Family Engagement Key to School Choice Efforts Succeeding; New Report Finds Promising Signs in 18 Cities

The 74
DeVos Déjà Vu: Battles on Vouchers, ESSA, Title IX Confront Ed Dept. Picks in Confirmation Hearing

The Daily Signal
School Choice on the Front Line for Military Families

Education Week
Betsy DeVos: Many Students Aren’t Being Prepared for the Careers of Tomorrow

Education Week
DeVos’ Top K-12 Deputy Tells Chiefs to Innovate, But Comply With ESSA

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