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Education Reform Plan Panel (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-03-02

Duration: 00:05:55

Subjects: Education | Educational change | Educational vouchers | Louisiana. Legislature | State legislators


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Producer
  • Justice, Todd Editor
  • Appel, Conrad Speaker
  • Schroder, John Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Smith, Pat Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker


This segment from the March 2, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on the legislative response to Governor Bobby Jindal’s education reform plan. This report includes highlights from a panel discussion on the plan with four state legislators, State Senator Conrad Appel (the chairman of the Senate Education Committee) and State Representatives John Schroder, John Bel Edwards, and Pat Smith. Appel and Schroder express their support for the plan, while Edwards and Smith explain their disagreement with the expansion of the school voucher program. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford