NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 26, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Boston, Massachusetts) Success so far of Job Start, aimed at high school dropouts such as Robin Scarborough, featured; Scarborough's background outlined. [SCARBOROUGH - describes her goal.] [Program spokesperson Georgine SCARPINO - hopes to train participants to be successful employees.] [Program spokesperson Virginia KWARTA - cites lack of academic skills of most participants.] [Metropolitan Life chairperson John CREEDON - feels business community recognizes its advantages to providing jobs for dropouts.] [Dropout Chris FLAHERTY - explains entering program.] [Edco principal Diane LANDE - describes program s focus.] [Edco teacher Joeritta ALMEIDA - cites advantage of work-study program.] [Crystal ATCHESON - agrees.] [Supvr. Ellen WOLPERT - cites Adkison's gains.] [ADKISON - fears repeating mistakes.]
REPORTER: Doug Ramsey