10.17.2014 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning:

Thank you to everyone who shared the Florida ad featuring Denisha Merriweather and Salima’s story as part of Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
Have a great Friday!

School Choice Tweet of the morning:​

School Choice News:

Orlando Sentinel: Vouchers: Not about public vs. private http://bit.ly/1ns5QJj
redefinED: Black pastor (and former Democrat) explains support for school choice http://bit.ly/1riscbD
NC Register: Closing Catholic Schools Harms Minority Students http://bit.ly/1DfT5Fw
Chicago Defender: School Choice Equals Parental Choice http://bit.ly/1rBytPj
New Pittsburgh Courier: School choice equals parental choice http://bit.ly/1rHeoXS
POLITICO: Paul: African-American leaders may not yet embrace GOP http://politi.co/1oecGCS

Charter School News:

Star Gazette: Elmira charter school is now legal, will meet Monday http://stargaz.tt/1rGCEcV
NJ Spotlight: Long-Discussed Charter-School Reform Bill Finally Gets Legislative Hearing http://bit.ly/1ufNZCF
CBS Philly: Phila. Charter School Holds Lottery To Cut Enrollment http://cbsloc.al/103BtyH
Gaston Gazette: Piedmont Charter School board votes to end high school http://bit.ly/1wdnqjO

Education Reform News: ​​

Tampa Bay Times: Virtual school not bad for students, researchers say http://bit.ly/1waxYBi
Chalkbeat New York: Small high schools send larger shares of students to college, new study says http://bit.ly/1swlm6a
Education Week: K-12 Funding a Top Issue in Heated Fla. Governor’s Race http://bit.ly/1whjCQu


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