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Early Childhood Education Cuts (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-06-07

Duration: 00:03:39

Subjects: Early childhood education | Child Care | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2024 | STATE BUDGET


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Sonnier, Libbie Interviewee


This segment from the June 7, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the Louisiana Legislature cutting $9 million in state funding for childcare assistance from the state budget during the 2024 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. She interviews Dr. Libbie Sonnier, the executive director of the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, who discusses the impact of the budget cut.