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Paterson, New Jersey / High School Principal #559050

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 05, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Paterson, New Jersey: Cassandra Clayton) Paterson, New Jersey, high school principal Joe Clark featured; details given of misconduct charges, scenes shown. School board meeting shown. Bd.'s charges quoted. [CLARK - condemns allowing miscreants to ruin schools.] Clark's record at Paterson high school discussed. President Reagan and Educ. Secretary William Bennett mentioned commending Clark. Students noted supporting Clark. Clark's suspending of 60 students discussed. [School board lawyer Robert ROSENBERG - criticizes Clark.] [BENNETT - says he called Clark and supports efforts.] New Jersey education commissioner noted having final decision in Clark case. Clark quoted. School board members quoted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Clayton, Cassandra

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