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May 1, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-01

Duration: 00:01:54

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | Education | Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education | Louisiana Science Education Act | CREATIONISM | SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Kostelka, Bob Speaker
  • Roemer, Chas Speaker
  • Kopplin, Zack Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 1, 2013, features State Senator Bob Kostelka and BESE Board President Chas Roemer testifying on Kostelka’s bill making the Superintendent of Education an elected position instead of an appointive position under the control of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). It also includes college student Zack Kopplin testifying in favor of the repeal of the Louisiana Science Education Act. Host: Charlie Whinham