Education: Report Card

¶ By a vote of 7 to 1, the New York City Board of Education passed a resolution that would 1) require teachers to answer under oath questions on "any matter under the jurisdiction of the board," and 2) "authorize" Superintendent William Jansen to require teachers to name any colleagues who "may be or may have been" members of subversive groups.

¶ South Carolina's Governor George Timmerman Jr. contributed a remarkable definition to the controversy over desegregation of U.S. schools. Desegregation, said he, is "designed to lynch the character of a fourth of...

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