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Prison / High School Education #331012

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Petersburg, Virginia: Rita Braver) Federal government's plans to emphasize education for those in prison featured; prison scenes shown. [Bureau of Prisons educational director Sylvia McCOLLUM - says we want to make people ready for post-release world.] [Education supervisor Larry JOYNER - comments on prisoners and education.] [Former street gang member Louis MATOS, bank robber Michael HYDE, convict Joseph SPINNER, robber Claude METZGER - offer differing opinions on push for high school GED.] Linking of top jobs for convicts in federal prison to high school degree reiterated.

Braver, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob

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