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What Works (Teach! Southcoast) #936004

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 27, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Fall River, Massachusetts: Rehema Ellis) The Teach! Southcoast program designed by the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth to address the shortage of math & science teachers featured; scenes shown from Durfee High School in Fall River, Massachusetts. [Durfee principal Ralph OLSEN†- says we’re competing against schools that offer higher salaries and better proximity to Boston & Providence.] [Science teacher Kristen COTE†, math teacher Erin O’CONNELL†- explain why they changed careers.] [Teach! Southcoast director Karen O’CONNER†- says the teachers are learning to teach in context.]

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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