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Education / Dropout and Driving #126975

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 23, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Bush noted meeting with nation's governors to finalize national education goals.

(Charleston, West Virginia: Kathleen deLaski) Punishing of high school dropouts by taking away their drivers' licenses featured; case of West Virginia's law cited as example. [16-year old Tanya CAMPBELL, high school student Teresa JOHNSON - oppose law.] [West Virginia education department Therese WILSON - says if the kid is there, there is a chance to teach.] Review given of no school-no license state laws. [National Drop-out Prevention Center Dr. Jay SMINK - comments on dropout strategies.] [Dropout Michael MEANS - says he needs license to support family.]

Jennings, Peter;
deLaski, Kathleen

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