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Education Study #530047

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 27, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Thousand Oaks, California) President' commission examining nation's education system recalled criticizing current situation and making recommendations for change. HS requirements here cited as example [Principal Ron BARNEY - thinks school reflects society desires.] [STUDENTS - comment on classes.] Teachers' lack of academic demands on students noted. [STUDENT - doesn't feel pushed to his potential.]
REPORTER: Dennis Murphy

(Chicago, Illinois) Report's criticism of university admission policies recalled; Univ. Illinois-Chicago's situation examined. [STUDENT - was not prepared for college by high school classes.] [Vice chancellor Dr. Richard JOHNSON - thinks responsibility is not determined by report, nor funding proposals.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) Garland, Texas, school district said recruiting academic coaches to tutor students after hrs.; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Briggs, Fred;
Murphy, Dennis;
Mudd, Roger

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