Mike Gaudet, EBR School Board (2019)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2019-10-23
Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | East Baton Rouge Parish (La.). School Board. | East Baton Rouge Parish School System (La.) | Education
- Gaudet, Mike Speaker
A speech by Mike Gaudet before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on October 23, 2019. Gaudet is the president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. He discusses: the demographics of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System; their recent test scores; their funding; the state of academics; their facilities; their charter schools; the recent $30 million cut to their budget; the importance of early childhood education; giving principals more autonomy to run their schools; the challenges facing the system; and their search for a new school superintendent.