As I mentioned yesterday, I’m not planning to drop into the weekend hearings before Judge Bill Wilson in the LR school desegregation case. I invite comments here, particularly from anybody with information on the proceedings. Or write me at

By the way, the Wall Street Journal editorial writer who knew about the expansion of a merit pay experiment in the Little Rock schools before local taxpayers did wrote yesterday to sing the praises of the program and D-G publisher Walter Hussman and beat up, surprise, on the teachers union.