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New Teacher Evaluation System (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-11-11

Duration: 00:06:06

Subjects: Education | TEACHER EVALUATIONS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Nieland, Brigitte Interviewee
  • Monaghan, Steve Interviewee
  • Haynes, Joyce Interviewee


This segment from the November 11, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on the state’s new teacher evaluation system. Lincoln reports that the new value-added assessment system ties teacher evaluations to student performance on standardized tests. Lincoln interviews: Brigitte Nielson, the vice president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI); Steve Monaghan, the president of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers; and Joyce Haynes, the president of the Louisiana Association of Educators. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford