10.16.2014 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning:

A new ad is airing in Florida, be sure to check it out and share the video using the hashtag #DroptheSuit. School Choice Ohio has a new tool for parents to learn if they qualify for a voucher, and don’t miss our latest success story video about Salima as part of Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
Have a great day!
Matt

School Choice Tweet of the morning:​

American Federation for Children:

Salima’s Story: How AZ’s ESA program changes the life of children with Down syndrome http://bit.ly/1DfmdN6
School Choice Ohio launches new tool to help educate parents on school choice http://bit.ly/1yH6OFI

School Choice News:

Opportunity Lives: The Moral Case for School Choice http://bit.ly/1w2FaiT
Chalkbeat Tennessee: At rally, Memphis activists push vouchers as civil rights issue http://bit.ly/ZZlSjQ
redefinED: Ending school choice for 68,000 low-income kids? “That’s just wrong” http://bit.ly/1ryOnKm

Charter School News:

CBS Philly: Philadelphia Charter School To Cut Enrollment, 600 Students Look For New Schools http://cbsloc.al/1Df5oSD
Buffalo News: Backlash grows against letting charter schools submit proposals to take over struggling city schools http://bit.ly/1stHDl1
WABI News: State Moves Virtual Charter School Forward http://bit.ly/1F30QAv
Panama City News Herald: Two charter schools to expand, another to open http://bit.ly/1waTqoN

Education Reform News: ​​

Education Week: Groups Honing Real-Time Teacher-Performance Exam http://bit.ly/ZGbb4J
Chalkbeat Tennessee: To turn around failing schools, Nashville turns to experienced teachers http://bit.ly/1sVhNbe
Chalkbeat New York: Teachers’ complaints reveal tensions sparked by special-ed overhaul http://bit.ly/101xq6a
Tampa Bay Times: Program helps parents understand, navigate new Florida Standards http://bit.ly/1w8PJAY

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