05.28.2015 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning:

Last night, the Nevada State Senate passed a universal ESA bill. Today, Kevin Chavous is joining a panel discussion about the state of urban education at the African American Mayors Association’s Annual Conference.
Have a great afternoon,
Matt

School Choice Tweet of the morning:

​American Federation for Children:

Release: Nevada moves closer to passing new school choice program http://bit.ly/1d1jD5b

​School Choice News:

Orlando Sentinel: School-choice scholarships save money that’s reinvested http://bit.ly/1HOiaNb
Reno Gazette-Journal: Senate approves bill for private school vouchers http://on.rgj.com/1FEWOhI
Education Watchdog: Watchdog Podcasts: Sit Down, Shut Up — Minorities demand school choice, lawmakers must listen http://bit.ly/1Rqjg3o
St. Louis American: School choice must be an option http://bit.ly/1Rqjl7a
CNS News: Sens. Cruz and Lee: Expand School Choice For Low-Income Parents http://bit.ly/1ezhDST
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Fulton recognizes parent demand for choice and plans to offer more http://on-ajc.com/1JVAVxN
Oregon Catalyst: Tennessee Special Needs Kids Get Choices in Education http://bit.ly/1SCAvjD

Charter School News:

New York Post: Charter schools furious de Blasio denied $14.2M in special-ed funds http://bit.ly/1LLyz3y
Sun Sentinel: PB tightens rules for charter schools http://bit.ly/1SDRYYX
Buffalo News: Lawsuit alleging bias in funding of charter schools is ruled valid http://bit.ly/1HOeESX
Trib Live: Allgheny County charter school students give more than $11K to assist homeless children http://bit.ly/1KrzQM7

Education Reform News:

Huffington Post: African-Americans Who Attended Desegregated Schools Have Better Language Skills Years Later http://huff.to/1LIPHXc
Indy Star: 5 new members appointed to State Board of Education http://indy.st/1LLyDjT

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