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Early Education #300362

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Albany, Georgia) Debate over incrd. academic load for young children examined; Albany, Georgia, kindergartens cited as example [Parent Rebecca WRAY, Michael BROWN - defense longer class hours] Related statistics outlined on screen. [Psychologist Edward ZIGLER - thinks children aren't allowed to be children long enough.] [Teacher Beth O'BRIEN - disagrees.] Econs. involved considered. [ZIGLER - fears money to financial extended kindergarten programs is being taken from older students.] [School superintendent Charles McDANIEL - defs. program.] [Parent Margaret LEONARD - supports program.] [Sally WILCOX - disagrees.] [STUDENT - prefers school to home.]
REPORTER: Renee Ferguson

Ferguson, Renee;
Schieffer, Bob

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