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Education / Central American Children #308884

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 23, 1986
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Silver Springs, MD: Betty Ann Bowser) Difficulties faced by Central American children in United States school systems examined; Rocha family cited as example [Evelyn ROCHA - (thru translator) likes US.] [School superintendent William CODY - cites number Maryland school students not speaking adequate English.] MD's program for such students &concerns over falling test scores of Hispanic students discussed. [Program coordinator Joe BELLINO - comments on dropouts.] [Student Beatrice CANAS - praises her education opportunity here; remarks transcribed on screen.] ["Latin Migration North" author Michael TEITELBAUM - discusses factors affecting Central American students in US.]

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Spencer, Susan

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