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Author: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Films Media Group ; Orangeville, ON : McIntyre Media [distributor] 2005
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Use this ABC News program to explore links between a wide range of educational issues: school safety, overcrowding, privatization, and poor academic performance. The video takes viewers inside Chester High, a Pennsylvania school racked with security, staffing, and financial problems; in fact, Chester's difficulties are so great that the company hired to run the school has pulled out. With commentary from many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
ABC News Productions, 2010
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 695006598
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"Use this ABC News program to explore links between a wide range of educational issues: school safety, overcrowding, privatization, and poor academic performance. The video takes viewers inside Chester High, a Pennsylvania school racked with security, staffing, and financial problems; in fact, Chester's difficulties are so great that the company hired to run the school has pulled out. With commentary from many sectors of the community-including students, parents, school board members, and a young principal who tried to make a difference at Chester-Failing Grade sums up the frustrations of everyday people struggling to provide children with a decent education. (22 minutes)."
Description: 1 streaming video (22 min.)
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Chester High (1:46) --
Educational Disaster (1:50) --
Mismanagement of School Administration (1:31) --
Experiment at Chester High (1:39) --
Broken School District (1:43) --
Scandal at Chester High (3:25) --
Drastic Options for Failing Schools (1:46) --
Student Perspective on Chester Upton District (5:42).

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Use this ABC News program to explore links between a wide range of educational issues: school safety, overcrowding, privatization, and poor academic performance. The video takes viewers inside Chester High, a Pennsylvania school racked with security, staffing, and financial problems; in fact, Chester's difficulties are so great that the company hired to run the school has pulled out. With commentary from many sectors of the community-including students, parents, school board members, and a young principal who tried to make a difference at Chester-Failing Grade sums up the frustrations of everyday people struggling to provide children with a decent education.

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