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Chris Meyer, New Schools for Baton Rouge (2015)




Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-01-21

Duration: 00:28:00

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Meyer, Chris | New Schools for Baton Rouge | Education | MAGNET SCHOOLS | Charter schools | Educational vouchers


  • Meyer, Chris Speaker


A speech by Chris Meyer before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on January 21, 2015. Meyer is an educator and the founder and CEO of New Schools for Baton Rouge. He discusses: his first teaching experience in New Orleans in 2004; the current state of Baton Rouge’s education system; the pros and cons of magnet schools, charter schools, and school vouchers; specific problems with proposed solutions; and the plan for New Schools for Baton Rouge to improve the education system in the city.