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St. Landry Parish Schools (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-03-12

Duration: 00:07:42

Subjects: Education | School integration. | Busing for school integration


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Fontenot, Raymond Interviewee
  • White, Marian Interviewee


This segment from the March 12, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the concerns that the St. Landry Parish Public Schools have become more racially segregated due to bussing and the consolidation of nine high schools into three new high schools in predominately white areas of the parish. She interviews several people, including St. Landry Parish School Superintendent Raymond Fontenot and attorney Marian White. Host: Robert Collins