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American Agenda (Education: English For Newcomers) #153719

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Carole Simpson) The educational challenge of getting foreign-born teenagers, who speak little or no English, ready for regular American public high schools featured; scenes shown from Newcomer High School in San Francisco to illustrate how the teaching process works. [Teacher Marvin LEE - lists the problems in communication.] [Bosnian STUDENT - comments.] [Superintendent of schools Waldemar ROJAS - explains how the program works.] The cost issues at the state newcomers' schools reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:05:00

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