Integration: Bridging Two Worlds

Bussing of schoolchildren to bring about integration is one of the most controversial issues in the civil rights debate. Nevertheless, suburban school districts in several metropolitan areas in the U.S. this fall have accepted Negro students bussed out from their core cities. The results so far add up to a remarkable bridging of the worlds of two kinds of children.

In Boston, buses are carrying 220 Negro children of all grades from the Roxbury and Dorchester sections into 27 schools in seven suburbs. Starting a two-year experiment in bussing, Hartford, Conn., is sending 265...

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