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Headlines - June 8, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-06-08

Duration: 00:02:49

Subjects: Teachers' unions | Education | Teacher tenure | School choice | Educational vouchers | HIGHER EDUCATION | Same-sex marriage


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Monaghan, Steve Interviewee


This segment from the June 8, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an interview with Steve Monaghan, the president of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, on the union’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the new teacher tenure and school choice laws; an update on the budget cuts to higher education; Congressman John Fleming speaking out against the recent same-sex marriage ceremony held at Fort Polk; and Monroe Chef Cory Bahr wins “Chopped,” a reality competition show on the Food Network.