Gay High

Furor over a New York school

The class that meets in the red brick church building in New York City's Greenwich Village is like no other public education program in the country. All of the 14 boys and six girls, ages 14 to 19, say they are homosexual. The Harvey Milk School, which was quietly inaugurated in April, stirred considerable controversy when it came to light last week. Though the office of Mayor Edward Koch and other city agencies approved its establishment, many New York officials expressed surprise at the project, and questions were raised about the wisdom of funding a separate school (annual budget: $50,000) for...

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