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In Depth (Saving Our Schools / Sexes Separated / Vouchers) #631563

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 08, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Long Beach, California: George Lewis) Schools experimenting with classrooms segregated by sex examined; scenes shown from the classrooms in Long Beach, California. [Jefferson Middle School Principal Jill ROJAS - says parents approve of the single-gender plan.] [Parent Mia PORTER - supports the plan.] [DAUGHTER - says she wants boys in her classroom.] [Male STUDENT - says he likes not having girls in class.] [University of California at Los Angeles law professor Eugene VOLOKH - says the plan may be illegal.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pensacola, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The continuing debates over school vouchers examined; scenes shown from Pensacola, Florida. [Akila McDonald's mother Nyree MIMS - explains why her child is in a Montessori school.] [Florida Governor Jeb BUSH - defends voucher plans.] [Florida NEA (National Education Association) executive director John RYOR - criticizes voucher plans.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George;
Sanders, Kerry
Duration:
00:05:40

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