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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Education Department statistics on school truancy cited.
(Lowell, Massachusetts: Heather Cabot) Incentive programs to get students to come to school featured; scenes shown from a Lowell, Massachusetts, school. [Massachusetts teen Sean CLYDE, Lowell High School principal Bill SAMARAS, student Jennifer KINCAID- talk about going to school.] [Education Department William MODZELESKI- explains schools cannot afford to have high rates of truancy.] ["Punished by Rewards" author Alfie KOHN- questions the programs.]
- Vargas, Elizabeth;
- Cabot, Heather
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