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Professional Practices Commission Passes the Senate (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-07-11

Duration: 00:05:43

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1980 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Education | TEACHERS | Teacher certification | Teacher tenure | Professional Practices Commission


  • George, Beth Host
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Picard, Cecil Speaker
  • Braden, Henry Speaker
  • Rayburn, B.B. "Sixty" Speaker


This segment from the July 11, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-depth report on the Senate passage of the Professional Practices Commission for teachers, a 15-member board with the authority to hear complaints against teachers and recommend the removal of teaching certificates. This report touches on the concerns over the effect of the bill on the existing teacher tenure law. Host: Beth George