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Child Development / Symposium / Parents As Teachers #172585

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 17, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) An all-day child development symposium in Washington, DC, reported. [Hillary CLINTON - comments on babies' brains.]

(Norfolk, Virginia: Michele Norris) The parents as teachers program in Norfolk, Virginia, to jump start the education of the very young in poor neighborhoods featured; scenes shown from homes and from Bowling Park elementary school, which has produced astounding test results. [Public school teacher Michael BAILEY. Bowling Park principal Herman CLARK, parent Sherella RIDDICK, teacher Tracey BOND - explain that parents are the child's first teacher.]

Jennings, Peter;
Norris, Michele

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