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A Closer Look (Lesson Plan) #196778

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 03, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Bush shown visiting a school in Delaware to promote his education budget.

(Fort Myers, Florida: Michele Norris) The problem of substitute teachers in the nation's schools examined; details given of the high absentee rate for school teachers. [18-year-old substitute teacher Ellen WATKINS, Professional Substitutes Association Marvin GOETZ, Fort Myers High School principal Jim BROWDER - comment on the trend to young subs.] [Richardson Park Elementary principal Paul LOPER - talks about teachers' "hit days."] [DePaul University Center for Urban Education Barbara RADNER - comments on the sub problems that leads to a day of confusion for the kids.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further information of the pay for substitute teachers noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Norris, Michele

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