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Headlines – June 27, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-06-27

Duration: 00:02:00

Subjects: Louisiana GRAD Act of 2010 | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers | Education


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the June 27, 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: State Treasurer John Kennedy announcing that the state is short of $135 million to pay its bills for the fiscal year that ends on June 30th; three Southern University System campuses failing to meet the requirements of the GRAD Act; and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) planning to meet behind closed doors to discuss Common Core testing following Governor Bobby Jindal’s announcement that the state will not participate in the PARCC assessments.