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Teacher Evaluations (1990)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-10-19

Duration: 00:09:08

Subjects: Education | TEACHER EVALUATIONS


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Kennedy, John Neely Interviewee
  • Day, Linda Interviewee
  • Skelton, Fred Interviewee
  • Howard, Kathleen Interviewee
  • Lofton, Glenda Interviewee


This segment from the October 19, 1990, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on teachers’ concerns about the new teacher evaluation system, which requires all teachers to be graded on their classroom performance every five years. Duhe reports that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) has not yet established the scoring for the evaluations even though some teachers have already been evaluated in the classroom. He interviews: John Kennedy, Roemer Administration attorney; Linda Day of the Louisiana Association of Educators (LAE); Fred Skelton of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers; Kathleen Howard, teacher; and Glenda Lofton, education researcher. Host: Robert Collins