TITLE

Jamaica's Disqualification From National Spelling Bee Causes Stir

PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Jet;02/01/99, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the disqualification of young spellers from Jamaica has the island nation in an uproar. Reasons for the disqualification for the National Spelling Bee; Eligibility rules; Defense of Jamaica's participation by Reverend Jesse Jackson; Comments by Paige Kimble, director of the National Spelling Bee.
ACCESSION #
1474542

 

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