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American Agenda (Education: Apprenticeship) #120874

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 06, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(No location given: Bill Blakemore) NYC's "City as School" education program of learning by doing through apprenticeship, featured; details given of program in which high school senior Tony Perez apprentices at New York City brokerage firm, scenes shown. [PEREZ - says he learns about econs. here.] [BROKER - says it helps his business and is fun.] [Fashion wholesale house EXEC. - comments on student working at her store.] [School principal Cecilia CULLEN - says students do well outside of their peer group and see themselves functioning in society.] [City as School founder Fred KOURY - discusses program.] Apprenticeship program in Manteca, California, bank and old folks home explained; scenes shown. [STUDENT, student Ray GUEVARA, WOMAN - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) "Learning triangle" of education explained.

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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