08.25.2015 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning:

In case you missed it, here’s our full response to PDK’s annual poll. Be sure to check out the op-ed by Rhode Island’s Democratic Lieutenant Governor Daniel McKee.
Have a great morning,

School Choice Tweet of the Morning:

American Federation for Children:

PDK/Gallup Poll again offers inaccurate educational choice polling results http://bit.ly/1PPMt6R

​School Choice News:

TIME: Why More Urban Parents Are Choosing Homeschooling http://ti.me/1PNcwLT
Florida Times-Union: As school starts Monday in Duval, parents see growing number of choices in education http://bit.ly/1U9KQBC
Chalkbeat TN: ‘Opportunity Lost’ author on poverty, race and the biggest challenges in transforming Memphis schools http://bit.ly/1JwDqGR
Providence Journal: Daniel J. McKee: The battle has been joined for choice in R.I. education http://bit.ly/1U45EQd
Las Vegas Review-Journal: Governor dismisses rumor of school choice special session http://bit.ly/1V5kYZU
National Review: How to Fight the Right’s New Fear of School Choice http://bit.ly/1WPZhia
The Tennessean: Karl Dean: Never enough great schools in Nashville http://tnne.ws/1fDBPTv
Advertiser: Importance of educational choice illustrated in charter schools http://bit.ly/1hE1E86
Wyoming Tribune: School choice helps to make Wyoming great http://bit.ly/1U3Xvvb
The Trentonian: There should be school choice in New Jersey in some form http://bit.ly/1V6QPtg
Watchdog.org: Pennsylvania school choice advocates leery of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plans http://bit.ly/1JOgNjg

Charter School News:

Daily Times: Guest Column: The case for Chester’s charter schools http://bit.ly/1PPtadV
Florida Today: School board may shut down Port St. John charter school http://on.flatoday.com/1PPtf1d
South Bend Tribune: St. Joseph County library, charter school launch program http://bit.ly/1NGmgIz
WBFO: Back to class for some charter school students http://bit.ly/1NyKKEE

Education Reform News:

Daily Signal: Here’s How Hurricane Katrina Changed Schools in New Orleans http://dailysign.al/1hE1Wvw
Chalkbeat Tennessee: Why Memphis mayoral candidates aren’t talking about how they would improve local schools http://bit.ly/1Kh8n2C


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