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Overview Phyllis McClure (1938-2010) was a longtime civil rights activist and advocate for disadvantaged students in U.S. public schools. In her position at the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund from 1969 through 1994, she was known for exposing the misuse of federal money under the Title I program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. She demonstrated that school districts were regularly using Title I funds, which were intended to improve education for impoverished students, for...
Dates: 1957 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1969 - 2010