ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 15, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The problem of the cutting of school enrichment programs due to budget reasons introduced.
(New York: Deborah Amos) Chess in the public school classroom featured; New York City classroom scenes shown. [Several young STUDENTS, chess mater Chris GASPARD, young player Dave MENDOZA, Harvard University professor Howard GARDNER - talk about the kids' interest in chess.] Study findings that chess in the classroom boosted student reading scores noted.
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