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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 12, 1978
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(Studio) Los Angeles' implementation of controversial school busing plan reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Los Angeles, California) [Student Kristiane PANET - describes feelings about going to new school.] Low number of white children meeting bus in suburb of Woodland Hills and high number of Hispanics meeting bus in eastern Los Angeles given as examples of trend in attendance. White parents' apparent answer to call for boycott noted. Miguel Gonzalez trip from eastern Los Angeles to Van Nuys mentioned. Details given about implementation of plan. [School board president Howard MILLER - thinks Los Angeles program, coming after success in Wilmington, DE, shows quality education can be had in integrated urban system.] Establishment of private schools by some parents opposed to busing stated.
REPORTER: Tom Schell

(Studio) Wilmington, Deleware, busing situation described. Continued teachers' strikes in country reported End to New Orleans teachers' strike noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Robinson, Max;
Schell, Tom

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