Education: Children's Rights

Fortnight ago, ushers at the Harvard-Dartmouth football game impounded a dozen gate-crashing moppets in a wire cage beneath the Soldiers Field stadium. Tiresome children! Lock them up!

Last week the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children heaped bitter denunciation on the pragmatic Harvard Athletic Association. Said the Society: "We will make a quiet appeal to the . . . Association to bring this practice to an end. ... If police arrested the boys they would not be locked in cells. Children have certain rights which older people do not...

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