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South Africa / Oprah's School / US Schools / Nogerua Interview (Part IV) #849233

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jan 08, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Interview continued with Oprah Winfrey about her school in South Africa; inset scenes shown from the school. [WINFREY - explains how she connects with the girls & their backgrounds; notes only education can save these girls & this country; states this model school could work in the US.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) UNICEF statistics on the child poverty rate in the US cited. Taped interview held with NYU education professor Pedro Noguera about American schools. [NOGUERA†- says many kids do not have access to a good school because they are funded through local taxes; states one-third of schools need an overhaul; indicates we still have a legacy of school segregation in the US; says Oprah's school is a great model & those kids deserve a chance.]

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