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Holly Boffy & Tara Hollis Interview (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-03-30

Duration: 00:06:40

Subjects: Boffy, Holly | Hollis, Tara | Education | Educational change | Teacher tenure | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2012 | Politics | Government

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Boffy, Holly Interviewee
  • Hollis, Tara Interviewee

Description

This segment from the March 30, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Holly Boffy of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) and Tara Hollis, a teacher in Haynesville and a 2011 gubernatorial candidate. They discuss the teacher tenure reform bill under consideration at the 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, including: their stance on the bill; the current teacher tenure rules; and the changes outlined in the bill.