CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 21, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's concern over state of United States education system and recent warnings by federal commission on situation recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(NYC) NYC's Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics, formerly Benjamin Franklin HS, featured; school's background and recent shutdown detailed. Center's program discussed. [STUDENT - is optimistic about her future.] Cultural and economy backgrounds of student body described. Primary goal of school explained. [NYC school chancellor Anthony ALVARADO - notes expectations for center's graduates.] Results of school's approach cited. [STUDENTS - discuss Antigone.] [Teacher Dusty MILLER - notes importance of teacher motivation for students.] [STUDENTS - comment on program, challenge.]
REPORTER: Joan Snyder
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