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Focus (College: Parental Notification) #627587

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 13, 1999
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(No location given: Rehema Ellis) The trend of colleges notifying parents about their children's alcohol and drug problems at school examined. [Penn State University student Frank GUTTIERREZ, mother Pamela BLAU - react to the school telling the mother about the son's alcohol/drug incidents.] The case of Penn State's declaration of war on binge drinking cited as an example. [Psychologist Dennis HEITZMANN, student affairs vice president William ASBURY - defend the notification policy.] [American Council on Education Sheldon STEINBACH - supports parental notification.] The students' response to this college policy outlined. [US Student Association Jamie PUESCHEL, Northern Illinois student government President Jeff SHAPIRO - oppose parental involvement.] [Three Penn State STUDENTS - react.] [BLAU - backs telephone calls from the school about her son's behavior.]

Ellis, Rehema;
Seigenthaler, John

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