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West Virginia / High School Dropout Law #327861

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 09, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Charleston, West Virginia: Bruce Hall) West Virginia law that suspends drivers licenses of high school dropouts reported driving students back to school; details given, scenes shown. [STUDENTS - say law kept them in HS.] [Guidance counselor Sandra CARTER - comments on law.] States considering similar laws listed on screen. [National Dropout Prevention Center spokesperson Jay SMINK - comments on dropout rate.] [high school dropout Michael MEANS, WIFE - say they need to drive.] [Attorney Christopher BUTCH - says Means has right to support his family.] West Virginia educs. noted praising law.

Hall, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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