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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 21, 2006
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Don Teague) The debate in the Houston school system over merit pay for school teachers examined; scenes shown from the classroom; details given about grading pay based on student performance. [Kindergarten teacher Monica RAMIREZ - talks about motivation.] [Houston superintendent of schools Abelardo SAAVEDRA†, Houston Federation of Teachers Gayle FALLON†- offer differing opinions on the plan.] [University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Allan ODDEN†, mother Leticia GUERRERO - comment on the bonus pay issue.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Teague, Don

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