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Making the Grade (Federal Stimulus Money) #953053

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Baltimore: Rehema Ellis) The government’s investment to help states make up shortfalls in their education budgets featured; details given about the Baltimore school district’s plans for using federal stimulus money and about the problems for California schools. [Baltimore City Public School System CEO Andrés ALONSO††- comments on saving jobs and expanding pre-K programs.] [April 1, Education Secretary Arne DUNCAN†- says every dollar states spend must help improve the learning of our children.] [California teacher Lisette PISCOLICH‡- comments on being laid off and rehired.]

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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