LFC Daily News Clips | November 2, 2017

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The Times-Picayune
New charter school set to open in Jefferson Parish
The school, founded and funded by the Idaho-based education service company Athlos Academies, will house 650 students in kindergarten through 6th grade for the 2018 academic school year.

The Times-Picayune
Black youth disproportionately fill Louisiana’s alternative schools, report says

The 74
Reinventing America’s Schools: 9 Inspiring Case Studies of Cities and Educators Rethinking Classrooms for the 21st Century
#1: Andrew Wilson Charter School: When parents refuse to settle

The Advocate
New Orleans City Council calls for spending 6-figure mount on early childhood education

The Advocate
Tulane’s Scott Cowen: City of New Orleans must recommit to challenged youths


Silicon Valley Tried to Reinvent Schools. Now It’s Rebooting
AltSchool, backed by Mark Zuckerberg and other high-profile tech investors, is scaling back and shutting a school as losses pile up.

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