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Skyline High School / Houston, Texas #467721

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 18, 1973
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(Studio) Modern high schools' problems reviewed. Skyline high school in Dallas, Texas, has few modern high school's problems. Reason for school's creation explained.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(Dallas, Texas) Vitality bubbles at Skyline. Nearly 1/2 of students bussed in to school, but no racial or drug problems exist. Principal Frank Gusek knows most students and teachers on 1 to 1 basis. Principal involved in Skyline. Skyline complex huge, but no complaints from students exist. Areas of vocational interest fill Skyline's curriculum. [Teacher Bob FAULKNER - believes to learn skill well, reading and writing necessary. All boys leave this diesel mechanics class with reading knowledge.] [Skyline freshman Ricky BENTLEY - discusses freedom of classes. You learn what you want and learn it right.] Many Skyline teachers hired directly from industry with no previous teaching experience. Skyline's feeling toward college outlined. [Staff member Jack LAWLESS - believes college education doesn't mean instant happiness.] Aviation mechanics, diesel mechanics, day care center all offered at Skyline. Skyline is practical, no nonsense type school. Success story for Skyline students discussed.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber (narrates)

(Studio) Eds. from around country view Skyline closely, but problems exist incling. union's feelings on unlicensed teachers, money, extra hrs.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

Reporter(s):
Kalber, Floyd
Duration:
00:07:10

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