Education: Progress Report II

After five years of integration, Washington's able School Superintendent Carl F. Hansen (TIME, Feb. 1) reported steady academic improvement and declining juvenile delinquency. The schools are actually better than before desegregation, said Hansen, because the best resources of the two races have been united. Washington's job now is making the schools even better: "The nation's capital ought to symbolize a national dedication to the principle of superior public education for every child. There are many miles to go before we reach this goal."

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