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February 15, 2007 Michele Norris talks with principal Ed Kovochich in the latest installment in our series A Visit to the Principal's Office. Kovochich is a veteran in the Milwaukee Public Schools, and the principal of Bradley Tech, a technology and trade high school. He's long been an advocate of a cell phone ban.
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November 15, 2006 Michele Norris talks with Principal Charles Salter of Aliso Niguel High School in California. He banned dances at the school after becoming fed up with students' sexually suggestive moves. Salter explains his responsibility as principal is to teach students "appropriateness." Salter also explains how, once upon a time, he used to "cut a rug" on the dance floor himself.
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October 18, 2006 Principal of Facing History high school in New York City, Gillian Smith, says she doesn't want her students to make the same mistakes she did. Smith herself was a truant as a kid. As principal, she's looking for innovative ways to get her students in classes.
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October 6, 2006 Amish mourners held the final funeral for schoolgirls killed in a shooting rampage. Michele Norris talks with Larry Bentz, who was the principal at Thurston High School in Springfield, Ore., when Kip Kinkel shot and killed two students and injured 25.
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