NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Houston, Texas) Texas education reforms imposing stricter academic standards on HS football players examined; films shown. Requirements of House Bill 72 outlined; H. Ross Perot noted leading campaign for reforms. [PEROT - wants students to succeed in life.] [Bd. of education spokesperson Mary Ann LEVERIDGE - claims quarterbacks are usually straight A students.] [Teachers David HILL, Nel SHANNON - agree.] [STUDENT - thinks many players will drop out of school if they have to pass subjects in order to play ball.]
REPORTER: Robert Elliot
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