The South: The School Buses Roll

The South took a big, though uncertain step last week over the corpse of legally dead school segregation laws. There was more good will than ill, more threats made than carried out —and more confusion than harassed officials may be able to handle.

Only a small number of systems were initially involved, most in nonurban areas. The real test will come this week and next, when major cities will undertake a degree of desegregation, some through large-scale busing of students. The end result could be the classification of 94% of the South's school...

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