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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 23, 2008
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rachel Martin) The bold plans from Korean-American Michelle Rhee to fix the school system in Washington, DC, examined; scenes shown of Rhee at a geography competition; details given about her background and her plans for job tenure that led to a labor dispute. [President-elect Barack OBAMA - praises the superintendent.] [Center on Policy Education president/CEO Jack JENNINGS†- comments on Rhee; notes it is time to try something different.] [Chancellor RHEE - says tenure has no educational value.] [United Federation of Teachers president Randi WEINGARTEN†- says fear does not turn around schools.]

Harris, Dan;
Martin, Rachel

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