Education: Boomerang in Georgia

he U.S. did not need another example of a Southern state's cutting off its nose to spite its face, but last week it had one. When three Negroes won their suit this winter to be admitted to Georgia State College of Business Administration in Atlanta, Governor S. Ernest Vandiver asked the board of regents to freeze new enrollment in the state's university system. The legislature pitched in with a patently ad hoc law setting the top age limit for entering classes in the university system at 21 (all three Negroes are over 21). The result, predictably ridiculous: in the last...

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