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Headlines – June 20, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-06-20

Duration: 00:02:07

Subjects: SCALISE, STEVE | Vitter, David | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers | Education


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Vitter, David Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker


This segment from the June 20, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the election of Congressman Steve Scalise as the House Majority Whip; United States Senator David Vitter, a 2015 gubernatorial candidate, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about his stance on Common Core; Governor Bobby Jindal announcing his decision that the state will not participate in the Common Core assessment test called PARCC; and highlights from a press conference with Governor Jindal calling for an audit of the Department of Education contract related to the PARCC assessment.