Education: Back to the Boycott

It was just a single stick of dynamite tossed through a window of the Midway Elementary School on Campbells Creek Road at 3:30 one morning last week, and it caused only about $1,500 worth of damage. But the explosion, plus a renewed school boycott and a desperate trip to Washington by a fundamentalist delegation, all served notice that the textbook trouble in Kanawha County, W. Va., will be around for some time.

As before (TIME, Sept. 30), the protests were led by ministers and parents who object to texts that include passages by authors...

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