CBS Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1984
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(Studio) Recent assessment of United States education system by national commission recalled. President Reagan's praise of Educ. Secretary Terrel Bell quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Minneapolis, Minnesota) City's school system's efforts to improve quality of education by imposing higher standards in kindergarten examined. [Principal Roger OLSON - defs. long-range implications of program.] Benchmark test used to determine kindergartners' suitability for next grade described, shown. [Bonnie CLIPPENES, Mary JOHNSON - praise program.] [Deputy superintendent of schools Bill PHILLIPS - believes program reflects city's concern.]
REPORTER: Frank Currier
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