02.18.2015 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning:

I hope everyone is surviving the latest freeze that’s swept across the country. Stay warm and read the clips to stay informed.
Have a great one!

School Choice Tweet of the Morning:​

​School Choice News:

My SA: School choice puts education focus back on the child http://bit.ly/1FWGd8l
AZ Daily Sun: Ducey visits Flagstaff, talks education, school choice http://bit.ly/17glccK
News OK: School vouchers: Measure would let Oklahoma tax dollars go to private and home schooling http://bit.ly/1vhO1k3
Greenville Online: Sen. Tim Scott part of push for broader school choice http://grnol.co/1AN6MN9
Las Vegas Review Journal: School choice program bill introduced in Nevada Assembly http://bit.ly/1L82dzS
Las Vegas Review Journal: Opportunity Knocks for School Choice http://bit.ly/1yWBduN
Heartland: School Choice Supporters Applaud Wisconsin Governor’s Budget http://bit.ly/1CIh8L0
The Atlantic: The Rise of Homeschooling Among Black Families http://theatln.tc/1DCOHls
The Atlantic: Saving School Choice Without Undermining Poor Communities http://theatln.tc/1DqrXXc

Charter School News:

Reuters: Philadelphia could get first new charter schools in seven years http://reut.rs/1vhkuHa
Columbus Dispatch: Kasich budget plan increases funding to all charter schools http://bit.ly/1Dq28qv
Park Record: Bill to fund charter schools stirs up local opposition http://bit.ly/17SmE66
Chalkbeat Indiana: Bill to limit ‘charter shopping’ passes Indiana House http://bit.ly/17pPLMI

Education Reform News:

Arizona Capitol Times: Some lawmakers’ bills target standardized testing in Arizona http://bit.ly/17SoNP9
Dallas Morning News: Abbott urges Texas to bolster its economy with better education http://bit.ly/1zNNlOP
Chalkbeat Colorado: Breaking down perceptions of others helps students learn http://bit.ly/1DCJcDi


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