John White to speak at Press Club on Aug. 5

State Superintendent of Education John White will be speaking to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Aug. 5. White has spearheaded the implementation of the statewide voucher program, the new Course Choice program and changes to the teacher evaluation system. He’ll be talking about the state’s ongoing education changes and improvement efforts. Press Club meets on Mondays at De La Ronde Hall, which is located at 320 Third St. in downtown Baton Rouge. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.