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Bernard Taylor, EBR Schools (2013)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-09-16

Duration: 00:25:19

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Taylor, Bernard, Jr. | East Baton Rouge Parish School System (La.) | Education | Common Core State Standards Initiative


  • Taylor, Bernard Speaker


A speech by Dr. Bernard Taylor before the Baton Rouge Press Club on September 16, 2013. Taylor is the superintendent of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. He discusses: improvements in student achievement and academic growth; supporting teachers through a new pay system and encouraging educational advancement; recent reductions in spending; the creation of the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System; the search for grants; the recent improvements and investments made to infrastructure; the 2013 strategic plan; and adhering to the Common Core standards.