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Bernard Taylor, EBR Schools (2012)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-09-24

Duration: 00:24:08

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Taylor, Bernard, Jr. | East Baton Rouge Parish School System (La.) | Education | Educational accountability | Truancy | School enrollment | School choice


  • Taylor, Bernard Speaker


A speech by Bernard Taylor before the Baton Rouge Press Club on September 24, 2012. Taylor is the Superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. He discusses: accountability within the system; recent gains and future growth patterns; a comparison of the gains of the school system to the rest of the state and the nation; ACT scores; the school performance scores being released in October; truancy initiatives; the budget; school enrollment; school choice; and the bid for a new school district in Southeast Baton Rouge.