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May 12, 2015

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-12

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Education | Charter schools | Louisiana. State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • LeJeune, Brian Speaker
  • White, John Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from May 12, 2015, features State Representative John Bel Edwards, Superintendent Brian LeJeune of Jefferson Davis Parish, and State Superintendent of Education John White testifying before the House Education Committee on Edwards’ bill prohibiting the BESE Board from authorizing charter schools in districts with an “A” or “B” rating. Host: Charlie Whinham