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April 9, 2014

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-9

Duration: 00:01:45

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Politics | Government | Education | School boards | TEXTBOOKS | SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Goppelt, Kathryn Speaker
  • Harrison, Joe Speaker
  • Desselle, Stephanie Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 9, 2014, features Ascension Parish resident Kathryn Goppelt testifying before the House Education Committee on State Representative John Schroder’s bill allowing local school boards to select the textbooks for their school districts. It also includes State Representative Joe Harrison and Stephanie Desselle of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) testifying on Harrison’s bill making the Superintendent of Education an elected position instead of an appointive position. Host: Charlie Whinham