Education: Time & the Schools

In Washington, D.C., one morning last week, Principal Mildred Green of the Raymond elementary school solemnly walked into her auditorium, faced her audience of new pupils, and calmly began a special opening-day speech. She chose her words carefully, for this year, for the first time, her once all-white school was going to be 50% Negro. "This," said she, "isn't a school until you make it one. What kind of a school it will be depends upon you . . . You can make it happy by being fine and friendly and kind to each...

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