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Making a Difference (AVID) #815897

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 06, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(San Diego: George Lewis) The AVID {Advancement Via Individual Determination} program, started by San Diego teacher Mary Catherine Swanson†† to help struggling students by giving them tougher courses with plenty of help, featured; details given about the program’s beginning after minority students were bused to Clairemont High School 25 years ago. [SWANSON – says we need to provide academic rigor & appropriate support.] [Junior Esteban FLORES†, student Silvia GARCIA††- cite their improvement.]

Williams, Brian;
Lewis, George

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