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Teacher Testing / Arkansas #302531

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 21, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Little Rock, Arkansas) Arkansas teachers' opposition to mandatory competency testing examined. [PROTESTER - will sue state if declared incompetent to teach.] [Alesia DUMAS - supports tests.] [Phyllis TUCKER - feels competency tests are insulting.] Est. number Arkansas teachers thought refusing to take test, despite possible loss of job as result, noted. [Arkansas Educ. Association president Peggy NABORS - thinks testing strips teachers of Prof. pride and dignity.] [Governor Bill CLINTON - wants education standards raised across the bd., include measurements of competency.] [PROTESTER - comments.]
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Kuralt, Charles

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