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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 11, 1983
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(Studio) Congress task force on education's conclusions on teacher pay scale, President Reagan's call for merit pay noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) [Task force member Representative Paul SIMON - believes base pay issue is more significant than merit pay.] Cmsn.'s findings and recommendations outlined on screen, discussed. [Montgomery Cnty., MD, Educ. Association spokesperson Jane STERN - recalls county `s past experience with merit pay concept.] Opposite outcome with Ladue, Missouri, school system noted. [Kay O'HARA - is more motivated by merit pay plan.]
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Studio) [National Educ. Association president Mary FUTRELL - discusses merit pay issue versus increased base pay, NEA's support for political cands.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
McCarthy, Lee

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