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Gov. Jindal's Education Reform Plan (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-01-20

Duration: 00:05:59

Subjects: Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Educational change | Educational vouchers | Charter schools | School choice | TEACHER EVALUATIONS | Teacher tenure


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Monaghan, Steve Interviewee


This segment from the January 20, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on the Jindal Adminstration’s education reform plan, which includes provisions on expanding charter schools and the school voucher program, establishing merit pay for teachers, reforming the teacher tenure system, and creating a new value-added teacher evaluation system. This report includes highlights from Governor Bobby Jindal’s speech at a meeting of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) outlining his education reform plan. Lincoln also interviews Steve Monaghan of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, who discusses his disagreement with the provisions related to teachers. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford