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FUNCTIONAL LITERACY/ ATTORNEY GENERAL ROBERT SHEVIN

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  • May-78

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  • 26:45; color; sound, V-236 DA129; S.1239

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  • Dr. Ronald Bailey comments on cultural bias in Florida's Functional Literacy Test. He also comments on institutional discrimination in the state's educational system. He details the unique disadvantages that members of low socioeconomic groups face in getting an equal education. Attorney General Robert Shevin comments on Florida's death penalty as a deterrent to violent crime. He remarks on Florida's Functional Literacy Test, affirmative action, and his support of pardon and compensation for former inmates Freddie Pitts and Wilbert Lee. Produced by WFSU-TV.

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