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Marcus Jones reports on integration at the Lee Elementary School
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[Lee School is a successful integrated school]
Original Airdate: 9/29/1987

Length: 00:02:28
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that the Boston School Department has called the Lee Elementary School a model of a successfully integrated elementary school. Jones notes that test scores are improving at the school. He adds that there is a good relationship between school faculty and parents. Jones reviews the racial breakdown of the student population. Jones interviews Arthur Foster (Acting Principal, Lee School) and Jack Flynn (Lee School official) about the success at the school. Jones' report includes footage of students in racially integrated classrooms at the school. Jones interviews students and teachers at the school about school desegregation. Jones reports that the US Circuit Court of Appeals has declared that school integration is complete in Boston. He adds that the Lee School is an exception and that some schools have not been successfully integrated.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 5318   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102899 
VHS cassette 104054 
Betacam cassette 104053 
digital betacam cassette 104052 

Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - General
Lee Elementary School
School buildings and classrooms
School faculty
School management and organization

Subject : Personal Names
Flynn, Jack
Foster, Arthur
Jones, Marcus

Subject : Geographic Locations
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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