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Education / Mathematics and Science #323953

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 31, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Educ. report comparing United States students' math and science skills to children from other countries discussed. [University of Tennessee president Lamar ALEXANDER - comments on poor showing by American students.] South Korean students noted performing much better than Americans; study results illustration [American Federal of Teachers spokesperson Albert SHANKER - comments.] American children noted watching more television than South Koreans. [Educator John SAXON - says American parents are not as involved in their children's educations as South Koreans.] Authors of report quoted.

Rather, Dan;
Jones, Phil

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