Education: The Long Lockout

Some Little Rock citizens could very nearly persuade themselves last week that the days of bad conscience were at an end. The city's four high schools were still shut, and their almost 3,700 students—2,974 white, 724 Negro—were still locked out. But by week's end 60% of them had either transferred to schools out of the city (650 students are estimated to have left) or made arrangements to attend some sort of makeshift class. Most of the classes still lacked teachers, equipment and classrooms, and those that had got under way seemed better calculated...

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