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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.
(Grand Rapids, Michigan: Mabel Jong) The controversy over experimental charter schools, which are private schools getting government funds, featured; scenes shown from outdoor & indoor classes at the West Michigan Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan; map shown of states with laws authorizing or considering charter schools. [Michigan principal David LEHMAN, teacher Christopher BOYD- say parents have input.] [[Home schooling parent Linda SMITH- comments on education.] [Public school teacher Elaine ROGERS- says education is becoming a travesty.]
- Curry, Ann;
- Jong, Mabel
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