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School Disorders / Colleges / New York City #89

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 15, 1968
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(Studio) Demonstrations disrupt classes across US. Building occupied at University California at Santa Barbara. Explosion damages building at University Michigan at Ann Arbor. Boycotts in Chicago and Philadelphia. Bomb blasts at NYU. Report on New York City public schools.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) New York City teachers strike over decentralized school district. In May, local board transfers 10 teachers. 100 others refuse to teach in protest. These teachers not allowed to return to jobs and strike over their job security. Children already missed 15 days. [Admin. Experimental District Rhody MCCOY - says communities must control schools to have quality education, self-determination and affect destiny of children.] [Teachers Union Albert SHANKER - says parents say they don't want schools closed but they support us 1000%.] [CHILD - tells how he's been playing.] [2nd CHILD - says teachers striking.] [3rd CHILD - says doing same things as did in summer but doesn't like school that much.] Decentralization viewed 2 ways.
REPORTER: Marlene Sanders

(Studio) New York Supreme Court to hear NYC's petition that Shanker be called in contempt for calling strike violating court order.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Sanders, Marlene

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