White Rebellion

Marshall, Eliot
March 1978
New Republic;3/25/78, Vol. 178 Issue 12, p12
Discusses the dispute resulting from the decision of members of the New York School District 26 in Queens not to accept federal money because they believed the conditions attached to it were demeaning. Demographic profile of district members; City of New York's use of its legal authority to overrule the district; Reason cited by Lee Goldman, former president of the District 26 school board, for refusing the federal grant; City's call for the school board to apply for 50 jobs for its students under the Youth Employment Demonstration Program Act, an emergency plan to give jobs to city dwellers.


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