Affectionately Known as: "The Father of  Possibility Education"

 1. Horwitz, Tony (March 1984). "Bunche Principal: Quality is color blind.". The News-Sentinel

 2. Monteith, Gene (1984). "Principal demands the best.". The News-Sentinel.  

 3. Davis, Karen (August 1991). "New school can effect change, educator says.". The News-Sentinel. 

 4. "Honoree: Oscar Underwood". Indiana University in 1994. 

 5. Briggs, John (April 8, 1998). "Underwood takes a tale of Cornerstone to the Hall of Congress". Frost Illustrated             Newspaper. 

 6. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Empowerment of the Committee on Small Business House of 7. 7.                         Representatives (March 26, 1998). "Urban Education: Approaches that Work" (Serial No. 105-44).

 8. Goldsborough, Jaclyn. "Faces of the GOP: Oscar Underwood". News-Sentinel.com. The News-Sentinel. Retrieved         September 12, 2015. "

 9. "1977 Indiana Teacher of the Year and Nominee for National Teacher of the Year". Indiana Department of 

     Education. Retrieved September 13, 2015

10. Dr. Dowdell - Underwood named "CLAES NOBEL EDUCATOR OF DISTINCTION" (September 13, 2018)

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