ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Status of American education according to a commission report examined; six education goals outlined on screen. [Education Goals panel chairman Governor Roy ROMER - says the time and effort is not being put out.] [Education Secretary Lamar ALEXANDER - comments.] Report introduced.
(Jefferson County, Colorado: Bill Blakemore) Problems in American education by looking at one school system examined; scenes shown from Green Mountain High School in Jefferson County, Colorado. [School board president Jane URSCHEL, principal Jerry WANSER, assistant superintendent Vera DAWSON, superintendent Lewis FINCH - criticize the traditional system.] Issue of claims by each state that its schools were performing about the national average that is known as the "Lake Wobegone effect" explained. [Education researcher Dr. John CANNELL, Jefferson County principal Vivian ELLIOTT - comment.]
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