LFC Daily News Clips | November 16, 2017
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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Ruling on funding could be as early as Dec.
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.
School board members vote to offer Mahalia Jackson school site to Dryades YMCA
Jessica’s just saying: Louisiana public school system in need of reform
Our opinion: More information is a welcome development
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
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
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
Family Engagement Key to School Choice Efforts Succeeding; New Report Finds Promising Signs in 18 Cities
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
Betsy DeVos: Many Students Aren’t Being Prepared for the Careers of Tomorrow
DeVos’ Top K-12 Deputy Tells Chiefs to Innovate, But Comply With ESSA