07.14.2014: AFC Daily News Clips – afternoon edition

Good afternoon:

Tomorrow is our 3rd annual Champions for Choice pre-ESPYs event in Los Angeles. Be sure to follow AFC on Facebook and Twitter for real time updates and a full recap of this year’s celebration. Click here for more on AFC’s Champions for Choice program and to watch our “Educational Choice Now” PSA!
Have a great evening!

Tweet of the afternoon:

“What if in building a new nation of learners, all efforts began with parents & their kids?” @kevinpchavous #pso2014

School Choice

Student’s First: Addressing the challenges of school of choice http://bit.ly/1nlzIVD
Peach Pundit: Education Victory in Americus http://bit.ly/U4me4M
The Courant: Parents rally for more seats in high quality schools http://cour.at/W4H4m0

Charter School News

Detroit Free Press: Michigan’s mistake, focusing on ideology, growth instead of quality http://on.freep.com/1rb9rMz
Reboot Illinois: Chicago school funding pits charter vs. neighborhood schools http://bit.ly/1rbic9k
Boston Globe: Charter school battle erodes middle ground http://bit.ly/1oVNDBk
Detroit Free Press: State plans meetings to hold charter school backers accountable http://on.freep.com/1n38LHo

Education Reform News

Washington Post: How DC got to be an education hot spot http://wapo.st/1mY9n0W
Huffington Post: Union Leader Derides Obama’s education chief http://huff.to/1np6Mav


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