07.02.2015 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning:

Wishing everyone an early happy 4th of July! Florida’s private school choice programs tops 100,000 students and Jon East, vice president of policy for Step Up For Students, has an op-ed in today’s Sun Sentinel.
Have a great day!
Matt

School Choice Tweet of the Morning:

American Federation for Children:

President Obama Should Support School Choice in Tennessee http://bit.ly/1NzbMcj
The Future of School Choice in Tennessee http://bit.ly/1LWUTqH
Kasich signs budget: Expanding, improving and increasing state’s parental choice programs http://bit.ly/1LKgvcO

​School Choice News:

RedefinED: Florida private school choice tops 100,000 students http://bit.ly/1GZfHN8
RedefinED: New fund aims to grow quality private schools http://bit.ly/1CJEnoL
Tampa Tribune: Lawmakers triple funding for special-needs scholarships http://bit.ly/1ItmcKt
Sun Sentinel: School choices serve all our children http://bit.ly/1LWUjt3
Nevada Business: School Choice Bill: Congratulations Governor Brian Sandoval & NV Legislators http://bit.ly/1CMZSVV
Wisconsin Watchdog: Expanding school choice will benefit public school students http://bit.ly/1CMF1Sm
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Opinion: School choice only works when paired with accountability http://on-ajc.com/1CcXtcc

Charter School News:

Washington Post: Ohio’s effort to reform its ridiculed charter schools is a big fail http://wapo.st/1KuLqK4
Chicago Sun-Times: CPS threatens to yank UNO schools charter http://bit.ly/1elUuD0
Orange County Register: Oxford Prep proposes another charter school in South County http://bit.ly/1Ivjqo3
WKBN: Company receives loan to open 3 charter schools http://bit.ly/1FUyXr3

Education Reform News:

Chalkbeat Colorado: Game-based learning give students a challenge outside of textbooks http://bit.ly/1IvjW5o
News Journal: Feds: Delaware special education needs more work http://delonline.us/1RTzZKI
Nevada Appeal: Nevada Legislature: Budget and education reform were Sen. Ben Kieckhefer’s focus http://bit.ly/1C1XgIx

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