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Lee Reid Presents at LAPCS 12th Annual Conference

December 06, 2019

Lee Reid shared knowledge of charter schools in two different presentations at the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools' 2019 Annual Conference in New Orleans. 

The first, "Long-Term, High-Impact: Accessing Major Savings with Permanent Facilities Financing," covered new long-term facility financing options thanks to the reintroduction of tax-exempt bonds and the entrance of new investors in the charter school market. Recent legislative changes and the passage of three tax-exempt bonds for three charter school facilities by the Louisiana Bond Commission are evidence of this change. Lee and his co-presenters discussed the pros and cons of each such option available to Louisiana charter schools. 

Lee also presented "Louisiana Code of Ethics," a one-hour review of the Board's annual ethics training for public employees, including public charter school employees and board members.