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April 21, 2014

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-21

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts | Louisiana Public Broadcasting | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2014 | Politics | Government | Louisiana School for the Deaf | Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired | State Budget Cuts


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Moore, Elizabeth Speaker
  • Widhalm, Patrick Speaker
  • Courtney, Beth Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 21, 2014, features testimony before the Senate Finance Committee, including: Dr. Elizabeth Moore, the Superintendent of the Special School District, on the need for certified teachers at the Louisiana School for the Deaf and the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired; Dr. Patrick Widhalm, the Executive Director of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, on his school’s selection as an elite high school by the Washington Post; and Beth Courtney, the CEO and President of Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), on the impact of the proposed $350,000 budget cut to LPB. Host: Charlie Whinham