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Getting Ready for High Stakes Testing (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-08

Duration: 00:06:54

Subjects: Education | Stress management | Food | Nutrition


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Lincoln, Sue Reporter
  • Justice, Todd Editor
  • Acosta, Joseph Interviewee
  • Milioto, Brandi Interviewee


This segment from the April 8, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Sue Lincoln’s report on how parents can help prepare their children for the upcoming LEAP, I-LEAP, and GEE standardized tests. Lincoln interviews Dr. Joseph Acosta of the Neuromedical Center in Baton Rouge, who discusses his tips for helping parents relieve their children’s anxiety the night before the test. She also interviews Brandi Milioto, a nutritionist at LSU, who shares the best foods for the children to eat for breakfast on the morning of the test. Host: Charlie Whinham