ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 08, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Fairfax Cnty., Virginia: Carole Simpson) Educ. Secretary William Bennett's attack on National Educ. Association examined; details given, scenes shown. [BENNETT - accuses NEA (National Education Association) of entrenched opposition to education reform.] [NEA president Mary FUTRELL - accuses Bennett of using schools and students for self-promotion.] [BENNETT - specifies his criticism.] Latest issue in Bennett-NEA feud said merit teacher pay concept. [Teacher Jean JAMGOCHIAN - supports idea.] [Fairfax Cnty. Federal of Teachers Rick NELSON - fears competition caused by merit issue will inhibit sharing of ideas by teachers.]
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