Editor's Note: This is Part III in an Eight-Part series on school desegregation in New Rochelle presented in anticipation of the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Court's Landmark Decision in Taylor v. New Rochelle Board of Education one year from now.
Previously: In Part I , the New Rochelle Board of Education proposes addressing complaints from black families over segregation at Lincoln School by authorizing construction of a new building to replace the aging structure. New Rochelle votes overwhelming in favor of new construction; the Lincoln District votes overwhelmingly against. In Part II, the Board of Education hires consultants who shock members by recommending the district desegregate.
We continue with Part III...
Board of Education Response to the Dodson Report