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American Agenda (Education: Dropouts) #129132

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 14, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Louisville, Kentucky: Bill Blakemore) Cycle of school dropouts from generation through generation in families where negative feelings about school are passed down from parent to child examined; details given of Keenan Family Literacy Project, where parents return to school to get an equivalency degree while their kids are in preschool, too; school scenes shown. [Voice of parent James JERNIGAN, parents Lorri WATKINS, Audrey EDWARDS - explain their children's reactions to program.] [Preschool teacher Dorothy PERRY, Keenan Trust Family Literacy Project's Sharon DARLING - comment on program.] [Parents Ellen SEWARD, Chloe GENTRY, DARLING - comment on importance of program for both parents and kids.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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