Education: Report Card

¶ While awaiting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the question of segregation in the public schools, Mississippi came to a decision of its own: the state senate voted down an amendment to the Mississippi constitution that would have allowed the legislature to keep Jim Crow by putting the public schools into private hands.

¶ In Oak Ridge, Tenn., the town council formally approved a resolution to the Atomic Energy Commission. No matter what the Supreme Court does, the council wanted the AEC to abolish segregation in the Oak Ridge public schools anyway.

¶ Promotion of the week: Huckleberry Finn to the...

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