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A Closer Look (Education: Teacher Shortage) #181790

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 19, 1998
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Education Department statistics on the teacher shortage noted.

(New York: Michele Norris) Recruitment by New York City of teachers in Europe featured; scenes shown from Vienna, Austria, where prospective teachers are being recruited. [Teaching candidates Eckhard SAVINC, Dagmar SELINGER - answer questions.] [City College of New York professor Alfred POSAMENTIER, New York City public schools Gary BARTON, Austrian consulate Galine MANZ-CHRIST - talk about hiring and the challenges of living and teaching in the city.] The challenge of culture shock for the Viennese coming to New York City noted.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Some reasons for the national teacher shortage outlined on screen.

Norris, Michele;
Sawyer, Forrest

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