07.01.2015 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning:

Great news from Ohio this late last night, Gov. John Kasich signed the state budget into law which increases EdChoice scholarships amounts, increases the caps on Autism Scholarships and the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship (JPSNS), increases funding to the scholarships in the JPSNS program, and includes a number of other improvements to existing school choice programs. Mike McShane has a column worth reading in this morning’s U.S. News & World Report. In case you missed it, yesterday another private school choice proponent, Gov. Chris Christie, joined the race for president.
And, our Louisiana affiliate and BAEO released their latest parental satisfaction survey, check out the results here: http://bit.ly/1INv2yr
Have a great day!
Matt

School Choice Tweet of the morning:​

American Federation for Children:

Annual Louisiana Parent Survey Show Strong Support for the Louisiana Opportunity Scholarship Program http://bit.ly/1INv2yr

​School Choice News:

U.S. News & World Report: The Future Is Now for School Choice http://bit.ly/1NwL5UX
New York Times: Colorado Court Rules Use of Public Funds for Private Schools Is Unconstitutional http://nyti.ms/1FQN5By
Wall Street Journal: Opinion Journal: Colorado Kills School Choice http://on.wsj.com/1NwKanj
Forbes: Chris Christie On Education: 12 Things The Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know http://onforb.es/1GNTLlR
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Number of students in school choice program grew by 3% this past year http://bit.ly/1f0Mx7b
LaCrosse Tribune: Public school advocates call for adjustments to K-12, special education funding http://bit.ly/1LUCRFI
News LI: Parents, Educators Credited for Derailing Controversial Tax Credit; Parental Choice in Education Act Defeated http://bit.ly/1RS5Lb1
Watchdog: North Carolina parents in limbo this school year as they await voucher decision http://bit.ly/1HsrqqW
Los Angeles Daily News: School choice is the latest battle for liberty http://bit.ly/1JuWir3

Charter School News:

Madison Park Times: Charter schools about choice in education http://bit.ly/1INfMl5
Daily News: New York charter school authorizer vows to stop approving new schools until state adds funds to budget  http://nydn.us/1eiFcPu
AL.com: Baldwin County to wait a year before deciding whether it will authorize charter schools http://bit.ly/1LCNhMa
Providence Journal: charter-school debate will arise again http://bit.ly/1KqSK7U
Daily News: Pro-charter school group gives de Blasio failing grades in efforts to improve NYC schools  http://nydn.us/1Kstgso

Education Reform News:

Education Week: Districts Put Open Educational Resources to Work http://bit.ly/1GMBBQx
Wisconsin Radio Network: Wisconsin Democrats propose K-12 funding bills http://bit.ly/1BXR3xg
Seattle Times: Education budget: Will it be enough to appease court? http://bit.ly/1GYYFyz

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