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School Voucher Lawsuit, Part 2 (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-09-20

Duration: 00:10:03

Subjects: Education | School choice | Educational vouchers | Desegregation | School integration. | LAWSUITS | United States. Department of Justice

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Campbell, Ken Interviewee
  • Wray, Mary-Patricia Interviewee

Description

This segment from the September 20, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Ken Campbell, the president of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, and Mary-Patricia Wray, the legislative and political director for the Louisiana Federation of Teachers. They discuss their reaction to the United States Department of Justice’s lawsuit against the State of Louisiana for violating federal desegregation orders by not getting court approval for the state’s school voucher program.