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Mike Gaudet, EBR School Board (2019)




Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-10-23

Duration: 00:32:13

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | East Baton Rouge Parish (La.). School Board. | East Baton Rouge Parish School System (La.) | Education


  • Gaudet, Mike Speaker


A speech by Mike Gaudet before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on October 23, 2019. Gaudet is the president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. He discusses: the demographics of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System; their recent test scores; their funding; the state of academics; their facilities; their charter schools; the recent $30 million cut to their budget; the importance of early childhood education; giving principals more autonomy to run their schools; the challenges facing the system; and their search for a new school superintendent.