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Supt. Hollis Milton, West Feliciana Schools (2015)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-08-03

Duration: 00:28:19

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Milton, Hollis G. | West Feliciana Parish Public Schools | Education | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Technology | Early childhood education


  • Milton, Hollis Speaker


A speech by Hollis Milton before the Baton Rouge Press Club on August 3, 2015. Milton is the superintendent of the West Feliciana Parish Schools. He discusses: a new website designed by the National Parent Teacher Association to help parents navigate changes in the classroom; advice to parents for the beginning of the new school year; positive initiatives in the STEM fields for the 2015-16 school year; leadership across the state; the challenges facing public schools; the Common Core State Standards; new teacher preparation programs; the increased use of technology in the classroom; collaboration between school districts in the areas of funding, professional development, and best practices; dual enrollment programs between high schools and colleges and universities; ACT scores and testing; the need for a different assessment for career-track students; and early childhood education.