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American Agenda (Education: Choice) #112950

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 17, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Minnesota: Bill Blakemore) Educ. success story in E. Harlem, NYC, public schools featured; details given, scenes shown. [MOTHER, school supt. Carlos MEDINA - praise public school program.] [STUDENTS - explain E. Harlem "choice" program.] [School director Joyce DUNCAN - says learning takes place because kids want to be here.] [KID - says it's fun.] Adaptation of choice program in other states detailed; map shown. [Educ. consultant Joe NATHAN - says schools can improve.] School program in Minnesota discussed. [Students Renee STRONG, Kevin UPSAL - comment on choice program.] [PARENTS - comment of their children's approach to schooling now.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Impact of choice programs on American education noted.

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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