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EBR School Study (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-10-04

Duration: 00:03:05

Subjects: Education | East Baton Rouge Parish School System (La.)


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Robinson, Press Interviewee
  • Kreitlein, Ann Interviewee


This segment from the October 4, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the findings of an 18-month study of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System by a 24-member Commission on Excellence in Education. Nachman reports that the two major problems identified in the report were the taxpayers’ lack of knowledge about the school system and the lack of parental involvement. She interviews Dr. Press Robinson, the president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, and Ann Kreitlein, a commission member. Host: Ken Johnson