Retired Army general Becton named to run 78,000-student D.C. public school system

December 1996
Jet;12/09/96, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p22
Reports that retired black Army General Julius W. Becton Jr. has been chosen to take over the Washington, D.C. public school system. Becton's qualifications; His leadership of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Changes to D.C's financial control board to make room for Becton.


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