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American Agenda (Education: Choice Programs) #132197

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 14, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The third anniversary series for the American Agenda introduced.

(Cambridge, Massachusetts: Bill Blakemore) Revisiting of choice educational programs featured; scenes shown from Cambridge, Massachusetts, Memphis, Tennessee, Minnesota and Milwaukee, WI. [Education Secretary Lamar ALEXANDER - says the goal is to give parents choices.] The magnet school form of choice examined; scenes shown from Memphis. [Magnet school parents Wilma McGEE, Barbara WAAK, school board's Dr. Thomas STERN - comment.] Cambridge's comprehensive choice plan outlined. [Harvard School of Education professor Charles WILLIE - comments.] Opposition to some choice plans in Massachusetts and Milwaukee described.

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:40

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