LFC Daily News Clips | December 21, 2017

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After the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed the federal tax reform bill, the American Federation for Children released the following statement from Chief Operating Officer John Schilling:

“The American Federation for Children thanks House and Senate members who supported the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The final bill included an expansion of 529 accounts that will give parents the freedom to use those funds for K-12 tuition. AFC has long supported the 529 expansion and this is a good step forward in providing families greater flexibility and options when it comes to their child’s education.” Read More


The Times-Picayune
Einstein Charter students might be back on city buses in January while lawsuit lingers

The Times-Picayune
Recovery School District grapples with $5.4 million in ‘unlocated property’

The Advocate
Audit says RSD officials cannot find $5.4 million of state property

The Advocate
Report: Louisiana’s student-counselor ratio among fastest sinking in U.S.

The New Orleans Advocate
Advocacy groups file suit against NOCCA for expelling students in ‘fake weed’ case

The News Star
Update: Judge orders MCSB to post hearing notice

Mid-City Messenger
New Sci High campus gets the go-ahead from City Council

American Federation for Children

AFC Statement On Tax Reform


Education Week
Does the Tax Bill Help Fulfill Trump’s $20 Billion School Choice Promise?

The 74
Homeschooling, Higher Ed Provisions Force Last-Minute Tax Reform Re-Do

The 74
Meet the Changemakers: 12 Extraordinary (and Inspiring) Educators We Met This Year

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