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Chas Roemer & Barry Erwin Interview (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-07-18

Duration: 00:09:25

Subjects: Common Core State Standards Initiative | Louisiana. State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education | Roemer, Chas | Erwin, Barry | Education


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Roemer, Chas Interviewee
  • Erwin, Barry Interviewee


This segment from the July 18, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with Chas Roemer, the president of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE), and Barry Erwin, the president of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL). They discuss the ongoing disagreement between Governor Bobby Jindal and the BESE Board on the assessment tests for the Common Core educational standards.