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A Closer Look (Education: Year Round Schooling) #182329

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 02, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(San Antonio: Beth Nissen) The trend to year round schooling in the United States as a way to improve learning examined; scenes shown from the classroom in San Antonio, Texas. [Elementary school principal Maria MARQUEZ, teacher Carolyn CASTILLO, school planning superintendent David SPLITEK - cite the benefits of a shorter summer vacation.] The fact that some places that tried year round schooling are switching back to the traditional calendar noted. [Parent Diana SELMAN, student Kimberly SELMAN - explain the problems.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The ongoing education debate noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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