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Greater Boston; Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame

04/07/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame
Series Description

HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997

Program Description

Teacher Certification Bill A new waiver will allow would-be teachers who fail the state certification exam three times to still get into a classroom. Supporters claim there are alternative ways to judge a teacher's competency but opponents say this sets the bar too low. Guests: Kathleen Skinner, Massachusetts Teachers Association; Sen. Robert Hedlund, (R) Weymouth

Rebecca Riley Lawsuit A medical malpractice suit has been filed against the psychiatrist who prescribed powerful drugs to a 2-year old girl. Dr. Kayoko Kifuji diagnosed Rebecca as bipolar when she was two years old and then treated her with a regimen of powerful medications. Guests: Andrew Meyer, Attorney for the Rebecca Riley estate; Dr. Bruce Black, Child and adolescent psychiatrist

Chasing the Flame Kennedy School professor Samantha Power discusses her new book, Chasing the Flame, about the late humanitarian Sergio Vieira de Mello. Power was recently an advisor to Barack Obama, but resigned after the press published her controversial remarks about Hillary Clinton. Guests: Samantha Power, Author, Chasing the Flame

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame,” 04/07/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F476590F881547C9A96B102FEB14ED3A.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame.” 04/07/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F476590F881547C9A96B102FEB14ED3A>.
APA: Greater Boston; Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F476590F881547C9A96B102FEB14ED3A
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