LFC Daily News Clips | December 11, 2017
A video has gone viral showing Tennessee youngster tearfully describing how he has been bullied at school. The student’s plight reminded me of a story right here in Louisiana. Willie August, who after being bullied in his Baton Rouge public school, found a safe space at a school participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Watch Willie’s story:
Here’s what changes could come under new rules for Louisiana students earning college credit in high school
The Washington Post
Public dollars for private school tuition? That’s what two in Congress want for every D.C. family.
The Republican Tax Plan Is an Early Christmas Gift for Betsy DeVos
Her education agenda is about to get an unexpected boost from Congress.
The sky isn’t falling: Choice won’t kill public schools
Stop Blaming Charters
Research shows that they don’t hurt traditional public schools’ performance, and may help improve it.
This Week’s ESSA News: DeVos Lauds ESSA Flexibility, but Critics Say There Might Be a Bit Too Much Wiggle Room
Who Owns Civil Rights?
Two Wildly Different Visions of Schools, Choice, and Student Rights Collide One Night at a Minnesota University
Teachers Urge DeVos Not to Scrap School Discipline Rules, as Civil Rights Commission Holds Hearing on Bias Against Disabled Students of Color