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Teacher Shortage #109265

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 20, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Suitland, MD: John McKenzie) Suitland HS's nationwide recruitment of teachers such as Marjorie Loyacano, Tim Kearns and others examined; details given, scenes shown. [LOYACANO - cites importance to teachers of community's obvious support.] [KEARNS - agrees.] [School superintendent Dr. John MURPHY - defs. incentive approach to hiring teachers.] International recruitment of teachers by other school systems described; status of nation's teacher shortage detailed. [National Educ. Association president Mary FUTRELL - cites "raiding" of teachers; gives Mississippi as example]

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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