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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The results of PISA international tests of 15-year-olds around the world with American students not making the top 20 noted.

(Beijing: Seth Doane) China’s proposal to cut back on homework and eliminate standardized tests in lower grades examined. [TEACHER {through reporter's translation} – says it leaves more space for kids to grow.] [Students “DAISY,” “CHARLIE” – explain what they will do instead.] [High school students Emma JEONG‡, Jessie LEE‡- comment on the academic pressure and missing out on other things.]

Pelley, Scott;
Doane, Seth

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