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Economy / Budget Cuts / Schools #275064

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 26, 1981
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(Studio) Plight of schools under budget cuts of Reagan administration noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Operation Rescue, a program of volunteer tutors in Washington, DC schools, discussed in detail; films shown. Work of tutors described; Sam. Phipps and Mrs. Mary Coridin cited as exs. [CORIDIN - many children floundering.] Need for tutors examined. [Operation Rescue spokesperson Betti WHALEY - describes success of program.] Funding by United Way mentioned. [DC superintendent schools Floretta McKENZIE - says professionals needed also.] School budget cuts outlined. [President Urban League Vernon JORDAN - feels volunteerism cannot fill gap.]
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Thornton, Lee
Duration:
00:03:30

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