11.24.2014 AFC Daily News Clips – morning edition

Good morning:

Denisha Merriweather, a former recipient of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program introduced Gov. Jeb Bush last week at the Foundation for Excellence in Education National Summit, here’s a highlight of her speech. Ann Duplessis, president of the Louisiana Federation for Children spoke with WWL-TV and WYLD-FM about Louisiana Scholarship Program. And, Thanksgiving is only a three days away! Any fun holiday traditions? Mine usually consists of watching the Detroit Lions lose on national TV.
Have a great Monday!

School Choice Tweet of the morning:

School Choice News:

The Miami Herald: Democrats out of step with their constituents http://hrld.us/1y52DAY
WWL-TV: (Video) Ann Duplessis discusses Louisiana Scholarship Program on WWL-TV http://youtu.be/8h4dNsrhMIw
WYLD-FM: LFC President Ann Duplessis on WYLD-FM’s Sunday Journal http://bit.ly/11PnYUn
Las Vegas Review-Journal: Nevada GOP priorities: Education, collective bargaining http://bit.ly/1y7FtLp
redefinED: Why I went from teachers union president to school choice leader http://bit.ly/1uw2f9V
The Columbian: Wisconsin schools fight to save choice http://bit.ly/1vEUMMC
redefinED: Should school choice parents be allowed to stay in struggling schools? http://bit.ly/1xVRqTm
La Crosse Tribune: Lawmaker promises to pass special needs vouchers http://bit.ly/1p6kJSl

Charter School News:

CBS Philly: Speculation Of New Philadelphia Charter Schools Has Operators Recruiting Families http://cbsloc.al/1v2JhLC
Tampa Bay Times: As Florida charter schools grow, critics watch http://bit.ly/1vETAZV
Philly.com: The facts on charter schools http://bit.ly/1y4UX1v
MacIver Institute: Appleton’s School Report Cards Show How Valuable Charter Schools Can Be, Even Outside Milwaukee http://bit.ly/1xTxTp0

Education Reform News: ​​

Lebanon Democrat: Tennessee ranks No. 28 on education report card for parents http://bit.ly/11Ouc5X
WBIR: TN chooses new test to replace TCAPs in English and math http://on.wbir.com/1r0HJ6A
The Wall Street Journal: Fight with Unions May Benefit Jeb Bush http://on.wsj.com/1pf1ohZ


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