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Eye On America (Law: Suing The Public Schools) #349944

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 13, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Wyatt Andrews) Legal cases in which poor, inner city parents are suing to get their money out of the public school systems examined; scenes shown from Chicago and Los Angeles. [Chicago parents Michelle and John JENKINS, Institution for Justice attorney Clint BOLICK, Los Angeles parent Debra HACKETT - comment on the educational systems and the law.] The opposition to a voucher/choice system outlined. [Chicago school official Florence COX, Los Angeles teacher Minnie HADLEY - respond.] [Michelle JENKINS - comments further.] The Jenkinses' plan to appeal to the Illinois supreme court mentioned.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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