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2003 La. School Boards Association Forum on Education

Louisiana Gubernatorial Debates



Genre: Debate

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-03

Duration: 00:59:10

Subjects: Ieyoub, Richard P. | Ewing, Randy L. | Educational accountability | STATE BUDGET | School voucher | Educational vouchers | Television debates | Elections, 2003 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2003 | Politics | Government | Education | Louisiana School Boards Association | Kyle, Daniel G. | Leach, Buddy | Kennedy, John Neely | Blanco, Kathleen Babineaux, 1942-


  • Courtney, Beth Moderator
  • Duhon, Clara F. Speaker
  • Kyle, Dan Panelist
  • Leach, Buddy Panelist
  • Kennedy, John Panelist
  • Blanco, Kathleen Panelist
  • Ieyoub, Richard Panelist
  • Ewing, Randy Panelist


Beth Courtney moderates a forum on education at the 66th annual convention of the Louisiana School Boards Association in March 2003 between six of the candidates for Governor: former Legislative Auditor Dan Kyle; former State Representative Claude “Buddy” Leach; State Treasurer John Kennedy; Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Blanco; Attorney General Richard Ieyoub; and former Senate President Randy Ewing. The candidates answer questions on the state’s school accountability program, funding for education, and school vouchers.