Education and Recovery – Teachers in Need

As part of its core mission of supporting education, Louisiana Public Broadcasting is reaching out teachers, students and parents following the unprecedented Flood of 2016. We visited several schools and talked with many teachers in some of the most damaged school systems in the state. Tonya Bethly, assistant principal at Glen Oaks Park Elementary is one of the thousands of unwavering educators who said, “I have the world’s greatest teachers and if you give them a chalk and a sidewalk, they’re gonna do what they have to do. But we need the bare essentials and we need them now.” If you are a teacher in need of school supplies go to

This story originally aired on September 2, 2016

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