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ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 17, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from President Bush that American education must be "reinvented" noted.

(No location given: Bill Blakemore) National advertising campaign by Catholic schools due to tough financial times featured; scenes shown from Chicago, where they have been closing at a rapid rate. [Saint Dorothy's principal Sister Catherine WINGERT - backs advertising.] [STUDENT, parent Cathy CERONE, graduating senior Denise GOODIE - talk about their Catholic schools.] Importance of advertising for Saint Louis schools cited. [Catholic schools superintendent Sister Mary Ann ECKOFF - comments.] Controversial proposal to fund poor kids going to private or religious schools mentioned.

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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