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Robert P. Page
Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana

Robert Page is co-owner of Charles A. Page and Sons Insurance Agency in Houma, Louisiana. He has served on the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) of Louisiana Board of Directors since 1996. Page has served as Secretary/Treasurer, President-elect, President and as national director of Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana. He has served as Vice President/Treasurer, Secretary, President-elect and President of P I A National in 2007 – 2008. In addition, Mr. Page has served as chair of the PIA National Natural Catastrophe Task Force.

Mr. Page has served as Agent Advisory Chairperson for the Louisiana Home Builders Self Insurers Fund and was a board member of the Southeast Louisiana Home Builders Association. He is currently serving on the Louisiana Workers Compensation Corporation Agent Advisory Council.

He was the recipient of the 1998 American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA) Award and was the 1996 and 1998 Louisiana Home Builders SIF Agent of the Year. Page is also the 2002 recipient of PIA of Louisiana’s Agent of the Year Award
Robert is married to Robin G Page and they have two sons, Ryan and Douglas.

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09/16 - Pass or Fail? Louisiana’s Education System

How well is the state’s public school system really performing?

One national survey ranks Louisiana as 49th for academic achievement of public school students. Another national report ranks the state dead last. So, how well is the state’s public school system really performing? Where is there room for improvement? What will the new federal “Every Student Succeeds Act” mean for education in Louisiana? And how have the historic summer floods changed things? Louisiana Public Square explores these issues and more on “Pass or Fail? Louisiana’s Education System” Wednesday, September 28 at 7 p.m. on LPB HD and in New Orleans on WLAE.

The panelists are
• Superintendent Michael Faulk, Central Community School System
• James D. Garvey, Jr. , BESE Board President
• Scott Richard, Executive Director, Louisiana School Boards Association
• Rep. Patricia Haynes Smith, D- Baton Rouge; House Education Committee

LPB CEO Beth Courtney and LSU Manship School of Mass Communication professor Robert Mann host the show. The program features interviews with Louisiana Education State Superintendent John White; Debbie Meaux, President of the Louisiana Association of Educators; Brigitte Nieland with the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and Caddo Parish School Superintendent Dr. Theodis Lamar Goree.

“Pass or Fail? Louisiana’s Education System” can also be heard on public radio stations WRKF in Baton Rouge; Red River Radio in Shreveport and Monroe; and WWNO in New Orleans. Check their station websites for schedule.

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