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Chas Roemer & Steve Monaghan Interview (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-03-08

Duration: 00:06:10

Subjects: Roemer, Chas | Louisiana. State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education | Teacher tenure | MINIMUM FOUNDATION PROGRAM | Louisiana Federation of Teachers | Education


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Monaghan, Steve Interviewee
  • Roemer, Chas Interviewee


This segment from the March 8, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Steve Monaghan, the president of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, and Chas Roemer, the president of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). They discuss the BESE Board’s approval of the Minimum Foundation Program funding proposal for K-12 education and a district judge declaring the new teacher tenure law unconstitutional.