CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(NYC) Case before Supreme Court challenging government subsidy of public school teachers for remedial education in religious schools examined. [Public school teacher Connie HILL - denies being involved in any religious aspect of school.] Lower court rulings against Massachusetts and New York approaches to issue recalled; religious schools' effort to avoid mixing religion with public school teachers' presence described. [Grand Rapids school spokesperson Dr. Elmer VRUGGINK - describes school's arrangement.] [Principal Bro. Richard GRIECO - feels religious school students should receive same education as public school students.] Legal issue at stake outlined. [Law school professor John SEXTON - thinks current program will make state aide to the church.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Don Juhlin
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