LFC Daily News Clips | November 7, 2017

Good Morning

It’s election day across the USA. Of course, in Louisiana there will be runoff races on Nov. 18. On the education/election-related news front:

·      A Democrats for Education Reform poll shows LaToya Cantrell ahead in New Orleans mayor’s race.

·      Jefferson Parish voters will decide on tax hike to pay for school employee raises.

Enjoy your day.


The Advocate
La. launches new ‘School Finder’ website with extensive info on schools and child care centers

The Times-Picayune
Lutheran student’s ‘holistic’ studying reaps a perfect 36 on ACT


The Hechinger Report
Large Mississippi district handed over to public-private partnership
Takeover of Jackson Public Schools offers a ‘new model’ for the country

Education Week
The GOP Has a New Vehicle for School Choice, But Are the Wealthy at the Wheel?

The 74
The ‘A’ Word: Hanna Skandera — ‘I Am Not Anti-Union Until They Don’t Put Kids First’

The 74
The ‘A’ Word: Gerard Robinson — ‘We Have Got to Get Rid of the Term “Accountability.” It’s Simply Too Toxic.’

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