ABC Evening News for Monday, May 01, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Kansas City. Missouri: JuJu Chang) Announcement by the state of Missouri that the Kansas City school system is unacceptable featured; classroom scenes shown; details given of the city's flunking of all 11 state performance standards. [High school student Carissa DOWDY - worries about her school's loss of accreditation.] [Missouri legislature state representative Connie CIERPIOT - calls it a grand failure.] [Missouri commissioner of education Robert BARTMAN, high school principal Willie BOWIE - cite reasons for the school system's failure.]
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