December 19, 2014
Decoding Common Core, Prescription for Health, Natchitoches Walking Tour
Decoding Common Core (4:23) A ruling is expected this month on Governor Jindal’s lawsuit against President Obama over the Common Core academic standards. Jindal has accused the Obama Administration of illegally coercing Louisiana and other states into adopting a national curriculum by tying the requirements for federal grant money and waivers to the standards. We’ll hear from both supporters and opponents of the standards. SHARE
Prescription for Health (11:43) A recent report by the American Diabetes Association states the annual direct and indirect costs of diabetes in Louisiana is estimated at $5.4 billion. Roughly 380,000 people in Louisiana have diabetes. Research indicates moderate diet and exercise can help. Dr. Rani Whitfield and Chef Celeste are in the studio to help us better understand how to live and eat healthier, especially during the holidays. SHARE
Natchitoches Walking Tour (17:54) How would you like to cover 300 years of history in a 45-minute walk? That’s exactly what’s happening in the city of Natchitoches as they celebrate this year’s tri-centennial. Charlie Whinham put on his walking shoes to discover a new way on learning more about the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase. SHARE
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