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Louisiana Education Summit (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-02-03

Duration: 00:06:21

Subjects: Education | Educational change | Charter schools | Educational vouchers


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Producer
  • Fuller, Howard Speaker
  • Bush, Jeb Speaker
  • Bennett, Tony Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Austin, Ben Speaker
  • Swift, George Interviewee
  • Hughes, Scott Interviewee
  • Thompson, Jeff Interviewee


This segment from the February 3, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on the Leadership for Change Education Summit in Baton Rouge, an opportunity for business, education, and government leaders in Louisiana to learn from the education reform efforts in other states. It includes highlights from several speeches, including: Howard Fuller of the Black Alliance for Education Options; former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida; Superintendent Tony Bennett of the Indiana Department of Education; Governor Bobby Jindal; and Ben Austin, the director of Parent Revolution in California. Lincoln also interviews: George Swift, the president of the Southwest Louisiana Chamber of Commerce; Scott Hughes, the director of the Alliance for Education in north Louisiana; and State Representative Jeff Thompson. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford