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Macon, Georgia / School / Mandarin #1031511

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 30, 2012
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(Macon, Georgia: Mark Strassmann) The mandatory teaching of Mandarin Chinese in Macon, Georgia, schools featured; scenes shown from Sonny†† Carter Elementary School; details given about the language teachers from China and the "Macon Miracle" to improve education here. [Student Mark FULLER††- comments on learning.] [School supt. Romaine DALLEMAND††- says it is about opening their world and teaching them to compete.] [Parent Sandie†† PARKER - questions teaching Mandarin.]

Glor, Jeff;
Strassmann, Mark

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