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Common Core Compromise (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-15

Duration: 00:05:57

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2015 | Education | Common Core State Standards Initiative | Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Goppelt, Kathryn Interviewee
  • Erwin, Barry Interviewee


This segment from the May 15, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on the passage of State Representative Brett Geymann’s Common Core Compromise bill in the House Education Committee at the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Sanford reports on the details of Geymann’s bill. She also interviews teacher Kathryn Goppelt, a Common Core opponent, and Barry Erwin of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), a Common Core supporter, about the issues at the heart of the debate over Common Core. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford