CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 19, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Tomorrow’s stand-down for Army recruiters to review enlistment practices noted.
(Atlanta: Jim Acosta) The military’s effort to attract teenagers featured; details given about the provision in the federal No Child Left Behind education law allowing recruiters access to public high schools and students’ personal information, and options for attracting teens away from school, including the National Guard's Recruit Sustainment Program, which offers cash incentives. [National Guard recruiter S/Sgt. Jeremy HILL- comments on getting leads at high schools.] [School recruiting opponent Marla SCHOOLMEESTER- opposes recruiting teenagers when they are not good at making risk choices.] [Student Kelly SCHOOLMEESTER- describes recruiters’ tactics.] [National Guard recruit Dustin GUICE- says his country comes first.] [Dustin’s mother Donna LUTHI- supports her son.] NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.
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