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Headlines - June 1, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-06-01

Duration: 00:01:41

Subjects: Education | High school dropouts | Educational vouchers | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Roemer, Buddy | Elections, 2012 | United States presidential election, 2012

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host

Description

This segment from the June 1, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an 11% percent decline in the state’s high school dropout rate; tough questions for Superintendent of Education John White in the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee regarding the new school voucher program; a $5 million settlement between claimants and four companies that installed FEMA trailers following Hurricane Katrina; and former Governor Buddy Roemer announcing the end of his 2012 presidential campaign.