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Education / Milwaukee, Wisconsin / HOPE Christian Schools #968567

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 17, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Milwaukee: Tracy Smith) The use of unconventional education tools at HOPE Christian Schools in Milwaukee featured; scenes shown of Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” video, the students’ “Scholar Ladies” video, salsa dancing and math raps; statistics on unemployment, poverty and education in Milwaukee cited. [STUDENT – comments.] [Teacher Megan HUFF†- says we want to spread the word that it’s cool to work hard and make it to college.] [Principal Tommie MYLES†- comments on incorporating hip hop into learning.] [6th grader Charmaine TAYLOR‡- states she now gets A’s.]

Couric, Katie;
Smith, Tracy

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