TITLE

`National Schoolhouse' Rings In Its 2nd Generation

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Mark
PUB. DATE
October 1989
SOURCE
Education Week;10/4/1989, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the celebration of the 21st season of the educational television show "Sesame Street" in the U.S. with a statement of instructional goals. The event provides the occasion for a public and professional reappraisal of the show's impact on education for children. The series' new season will feature 110 episodes to be seen worldwide in more than 70 countries.
ACCESSION #
21029637

 

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