Schools Seeks Blacks
Officials and key backers of Georgia Military College--a state-supported preparatory school that has drawn fire from civil-rights groups--have agreed to take steps they say will make the mostly white school more accessible to blacks.
The trustees and legislative supporters have agreed to seek more state funding so that the school's $1,600 tuition could be eliminated; provide scholarships for black students; look for more black teachers; and help put blacks on the board.
But the agreement angered some. "We are long past the point of a handshake,'' said a regional spokesman for the NAACP, which is weighing court action.
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