CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 09, 1978
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(Studio) School problems in Medina and Cleveland, Ohio, mentioned. Report is on situation in school in Chicago.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Chicago, Illinois) Report is on Westside Preparatory School run by Morva Collins. Background on Collins and school given. [COLLINS - describes problems with children being stifled in public schools.] Among students are Collins' son Patrick and daughter Cynthia; among subjects are studies of Shakespeare and Plato. [COLLINS - teaches class about Lady Macbeth.] [CHILDREN - state feelings about school.] [COLLINS - thinks children do more of what adults do than follow what adults say. Can ask for hard work from students because they know she works hard, too.] [Erica McCOY - recites lesson.] Erica's background and reports that she'd never be able to read contrasted to her reading on 10th-grade level now. [Erica's mother Ella McCOY - states help Collins has given daughter.]
REPORTER: Jackie Casselberry
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