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Melissa Flournoy, La. Progress (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-02-13

Duration: 00:28:12

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Flournoy, Melissa | Louisiana Progress | Education | Educational change | Privatization


  • Flournoy, Melissa Speaker


A speech by Dr. Melissa Flournoy before the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 13, 2012. Flournoy is the director of Louisiana Progress. She talks about the importance of education to the future of Louisiana and the need to take a holistic approach to education. She also addresses concerns over the privatization of public education.