08.20.2014 AFC Daily News Clips – afternoon edition

Good Afternoon:

In case you missed it, we released a blog in response to the annual PDK poll. Similar to last year, when it comes to “polling” vouchers, the PDK poll is the last source to rely on.
Have a great day,

School Choice Tweet of the afternoon:

@watchdogwire Mom Sentenced to 12 Yrs for “Stealing” Son’s Education bit.ly/1rYwruG @KiraAynDavis wants freedom to choose for poor

American Federation for Children:

Blog: Fact & Fiction – PDK Poll Uses Unreliable Voucher Question (Again) http://bit.ly/XB74qh
Press release: 41 Days of School Choice: Day 13 – Educational Freedom Soars in Iowa http://bit.ly/1uYgN7J

​School Choice News:

FitsNews: School Choice Support, Status Check http://bit.ly/1sVkg6b

Charter School News:

Education Week: Poll: Many Americans Don’t Understand Charter Schools But Favor Them Anyway http://bit.ly/1qpyMg8
Salt Lake Tribune: New Utah charter school for kids with autism opens doors http://bit.ly/1oeck8x
Tennessean: Proposed charter school rejected again http://tnne.ws/1nb29BT

Education Reform News:

Daily Times: Event explores benefits of early education programs http://bit.ly/1pLBu3k
Education Week: U.S. Enrollment Hits Majority-Minority Milestone http://bit.ly/1w9NRuP
Chalkbeat Tennessee: More Memphis schools move off state’s list of low scorers http://bit.ly/1rmL4wo
Times-Picayune: Louisiana to proceed immediately with national Common Core tests, White says http://bit.ly/1p00e2M
Chalkbeat Colorado: DPS looks to 2020, here are five things we’re watching for in the new Denver Plan http://bit.ly/VF9uCE


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