Jamaica's Disqualification From National Spelling Bee Causes Stir

February 1999
Jet;02/01/99, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p33
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.


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