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Roemer Educational Forum (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-02-26

Duration: 00:03:53

Subjects: Roemer, Buddy | Education


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Budd, Virginia Interviewee
  • Andrus, Colleen Interviewee
  • Carmouche, Ernest Speaker


This segment from the February 26, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Lormand’s report on an education forum hosted by Governor-Elect Buddy Roemer’s transition team at Lafayette High School. His report includes: highlights of Governor-Elect Roemer’s speech; interviews with Virginia Budd of the Louisiana Association of Educators and Colleen Andrus, he chairwoman of Roemer’s education advisory panel, on Roemer’s proposal to tie teacher pay raises to teacher evaluations; and Ernest Carmouche, a sixth grade student, asking Governor-Elect Roemer a question.