CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Challenge posed for educators in teaching gifted children examined; films shown. [STUDENT - recalls boredom with school.] [Simons Rock College spokesperson Leon BOTSTEIN - fears students' intelligence is being trivialized, destroying their motivation to learn.] ["Gifted Children Newsletter" spokesperson James ALVINO - thinks gifted children are most neglected student population of all.] [STUDENT - recalls teacher's insecurity around her.] Problems faced by Vincent Sparr cited as example [Dr. John KREIDER - questions feasibility of school's response to Sparr.] [SPARR - is bored.] [STUDENTS - agree.] University of Denver student's findings on juvenile delinquents' intelligence quotient scores outlined, discussed. [Benny HARVEY - recalls being pressured by teachers to not advance.] Harvey's legal problems cited.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood
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