Education: For Non-Performance

The school boards of King George and Gloucester Counties in eastern Virginia were caught on the horns of two constitutions. Virginia's constitution requires that white and Negro schools be separate; the U.S. Constitution, as interpreted by the Supreme Court, requires them at least to be equal in facilities, courses of instruction and quality of teachers. But in King George and Gloucester Counties, as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People pointed out, the counties' separate schools were as different as black & white.

King George County's high school for white children had a gymnasium, central heating, showers, a good cafeteria...

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