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A Closer Look (The Science of Teaching) #194657

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 27, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at teaching science and the science of teaching introduced; details given of commission findings on the teaching of high school mathematics

(Atlanta: Erin Hayes) The teaching of math and science in public high schools examined. [Former Senator National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching chairman John GLENN - cites the importance of math and science in the 21st century job market.] [Former teacher Alex KAHN - comments on the lack of incentive.] [Atlanta public schools Dr. John FINLEY - talks about the job market.] [Engineer turned teacher Magda LEE - talks about teaching mathematics]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The shortage of teachers detailed.

(New York: Carole Simpson) New York City's teachers' fellows program drawing teachers from other professions featured; details given of how the program puts newly trained teachers in troubled city schools. [Progress High School teacher Bill McANDREWS - comments on teaching.] [New York City schools chancellor Harold LEVY - explains the teachers program.] [Adam Clayton Powell Academy Dwight CHASE, John Jay High School Alyce ERDEKIAN, McANDREWS - describe their experiences.] [Student Tayo DARRELL - comments.]

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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