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July 18, 2014
LSWI3745 - July 18, 2014

Common Core Update, St. George Incorporation Effort

Common Core Update (04:29) School is just a few weeks away. Gov. Jindal and leaders of the Board of Elementary & Secondary Education (BESE) have not come to an agreement regarding Common Core test plans in Louisiana for this school year. BESE President Chas Roemer and Barry Erwin with Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) what the latest developments mean for students and teachers this school year. SHARE

St. George Incorporation Effort (13:55) The proposed pullout of St. George from the city of Baton Rouge was the focus of a PBS Frontline documentary this week called “Separate and Unequal.” It has sparked great debates about the impact of school desegregation. Hear the major players on both sides of the issue respond to the documentary and speak out on the current state of public education from LPB’s special “Breaking Away.” SHARE

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Emmy award winning broadcaster Charlie Whinham joined Louisiana Public Broadcasting in the… »»» READ MORE

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