CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1979
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(Studio) Report on school integration and quality of education introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Dallas, Texas) Dallas, Texas, busing plan reported Challenge to plan noted to be heard by Supreme Court next fall. Claim by school officials with regard to rate of learning by blacks in segregated and desegregated schools outlined. [Dallas school district spokesperson Dan SHEEHAN - comments.] Study stated limited to 2000 4th graders. Yvonne Ewell's position with regard to improvement of segregated schools due to desegregation plan reported; details given. [Assistant superintendent Yvonne EWELL - comments.] NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) position with regard to controversy discussed. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Richard DOCKERY - comments.] School officials' argument to Supreme Court outlined.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg
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