Education: Talmadge's Fouls

Another flock of Governor Gene Talmadge's fouls came home to roost last week. Ten Georgia colleges, including Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia, were struck from the accredited list of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Reason: Talmadge's "unprecedented and unjustifiable political interference" in ousting top educators in last year's flimsy trials before a stooge board of regents. Gene Talmadge charged that the educators fostered racial coeducation.

The Southern Association's action virtually wipes out Georgia's scholastic standing. Since February Georgia's colleges have been consigned to the Talmadge dog house...

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