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Education / Reading Scandal #860719

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 15, 2007
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(Washington: Charles Gibson) Report introduced. {Note: Local weather bulletin on screen.}

(New York: Brian Ross) The growing scandal surrounding a multi-billion dollar federal program, Reading First, to help children read examined; details given about the millions going to President Bush's friend Randy Best and the conflicts of interest. [Georgia program developer Cindy CUPP††- comments on reading and how the program has been tarnished.] [BUSH - speaks about the Reading First program.] [Representative George MILLER - says it was designed for friends and cronies.] [Johns Hopkins University Robert SLAVIN†- calls it cronyism.]

Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian

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