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Headlines – March 6, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-03-06

Duration: 00:03:52

Subjects: Louisiana. State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers | HIGHER EDUCATION | Camp Minden (La.) | Louisiana Young Heroes


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Rallo, Joseph Speaker


This segment from the March 6, 2015, 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 Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) rejecting a proposal allowing students to opt out of Common Core testing without penalizing their schools; Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Joseph Rallo speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the uncertain funding for higher education; a rally protesting the burning of 15 million pounds of M6 propellant at Camp Minden; the first look at a quarter featuring the Kisatchie National Forest; and the announcement of the 2015 Louisiana Young Heroes.