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Louisiana Association of Educators’ Convention (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-11-25

Duration: 00:05:00

Subjects: Education | Louisiana Association of Educators | Teachers' unions | Teacher pay raises


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Budd, Virginia Interviewee
  • Thomas, John, Jr. Interviewee
  • Perkins, Myrtle Interviewee
  • Williams, Rita Kranson Interviewee


This segment from the November 25, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ report on the Louisiana Association of Educators’ (LAE) Annual Convention in Baton Rouge. Ekings reports that LAE plans to ask the Louisiana Legislature for teacher pay raises and an adjustment to the teacher pay schedule. She interviews: Virginia Budd of St. Landry Parish; John Thomas Jr. of Caddo Parish; Myrtle Perkins of East Baton Rouge Parish; and Rita Kranson Wilson of LAE. Host: Beth Courtney