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Educational Programs (1984)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-04-15

Duration: 00:15:06

Subjects: Education | Gifted children | Lafayette Parish School System (La.) | Latchkey children | YMCA


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Norris, Jan Interviewee
  • Etheridge, Nancy Interviewee


This segment from the April 15, 1984, episode of the series “Folks” features two reports on educational programs for children in Louisiana. Rob Hinton first reports on the Gifted and Talented program in the Lafayette Parish Public Schools. He interviews Jan Norris, the program coordinator. Genevieve Stewart then reports on the YMCA’s Latchkey Child Development program. She interviews Nancy Etheridge, the director of the program at the Pennington YMCA in Baton Rouge.