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NBC Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's education commission, which warned of nation's poor education system last yr., said issuing report claiming most public school systems have responded to call for reforms.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Educ. Secretary Terrel Bell's assessment of reform movement illustrated on map, discussed; Florida changes cited as example [STUDENT - praises crackdown.] [REAGAN - praises impact of Bell's report] [National Educ. Association spokesperson Gary WATTS - feels fed. government should improve funding for public schools.] Florida Governor Robert Graham's defense of low federal involvement outlined.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Studio) Minneapolis, Minnesota, school system's new standards for kindergarten described.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
McCarthy, Lee
Duration:
00:02:10

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