Education: Integration's Next Battle

A decision of the U.S. Supreme Court last week singled out Virginia as a likely setting for next fall's major battle in the war of public-school desegregation. The court refused to review an order from a U.S. District Court judge compelling the Arlington County school board to admit to white schools the Negro students who have applied in a test case; Charlottesville, Norfolk and Newport News face similar orders. The result is to pit the power of the federal courts against the elaborate machinery of "massive resistance" enacted in 1956 and 1957 by...

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