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Headlines - December 9, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-12-09

Duration: 00:02:58

Subjects: Council for the Development of French in Louisiana | French immersion | Education | Electronic book readers | Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers | Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education | TEACHER EVALUATIONS

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Arceneaux, William Speaker
  • Newman, Sid Speaker

Description

This segment from the December 9, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approving a new teacher rating system; Dr. William Arceneaux, the president of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) speaking at the Baton Rouge Press Club about the educational value of French immersion programs; Lexington Elementary School in Monroe purchasing Kindle e-readers for their students; and Sid Newman, the executive director of Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers, discussing the launch of a new mobile phone app that allows citizens to submit tips electronically.