NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 07, 1978
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(Studio) Thursday tax referendum in Cleveland, in effort to rescue school system from financial troubles, noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Cleveland, Ohio) Details given concerning problems of Cleveland school system, both financial and with court-ordered busing. Federal Judge Frank Battisti's order that schools can't close noted. Campaign against tax hike, by those opposed to busing, described. [Citizens for Neighborhood Schools spokesperson Thomas McNAMARA - thinks school board deserving of money, but not under busing system.] [Pat FERRANTE - says people of Cleveland have always supported school levy when it was reasonable, but now board asks for carte blanche with no pledge to change system.] Voters' defeat of tax hike and state officials' report to city that there's no state money available to keep schools open reported.
REPORTER: Meredith Lewis Unsigned sketches
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