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State Sen. Ben Nevers (2010)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech, News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-10-18

Duration: 00:28:48

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Nevers, Ben W. | State legislators | Education | HIGHER EDUCATION | STATE BUDGET | STELLY PLAN


  • Nevers, Ben Speaker


A speech by State Senator Ben Nevers before the Baton Rouge Press Club on October 18, 2010. Nevers is the Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. He talks about the importance of K-12 and higher education to the future of the state, the effect of the state budget uncertainty on the quality of education, reasons to support the reimplementation of the Stelly Plan, and the need to address duplications within the higher education system.