The News from Frederick, Maryland on September 9, 1967 · Page 6
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Frederick, Maryland
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Public School Enrollment Increasing Faster Than Private, NBA Report Shows School enrollments have con- ter financed in 1966-^7 than in tinned to swell, reaching 55.7 previous years, and the out- million in the public and pri- lock for next year is good, the vate schools and colleges last' Committee reports. fall, a report of the National 1 "The improvement in school C*.*l»*k «k4t AM. A MMAJ** nf AH'J l~*S\m _ f « »t n n«t i * * U / » l l l am T~\ 15 IPTTI OT1 ier. They made up 7.2 percent of the civilian work force. Salaries of public school instructional staff increased 6J.3 percent from 1965-56 to 1965-66. Education Association's Com- financa," William D. Firman, | increases for faculty mem- mittee on School . Finance indi- Committee chairman, says in bers of public two-year colleges cates. the foreword, "is largely t h e j was 52.9 percent during the The research report, released resuk of the public's conf i- ( decade ; four year colleges and in Minneapolis, Minn. July J , dence in education as an ex- universities, 73.2 percent and at the 105th annual convention ce.lent investment and of the nonpublic two-year colleges, 77.3 3l the NEA, notes that the in- profession's work for increased , percent. crease has been proportionately school support at all levels of l Average salaries in universi- greater in puWic than in non- decision-making." ;ies in th g academic year 196S- Teen Saturday. September t, 1M7 I Tempo I BACK-TO-SCHOOL AND YOU | OUR SPIES... on clothing: From L BIG BUSINES: Again, this! the Midwest the fo lowing . . t i. highlights have been year, getting you ready for th. i tog J, on spedal serious business of education i you public schools. Public elemen- problems plagued school 57 varied from $7,173 for :n- , tary and secondary school en- financing, nevertheless. Infla- s tructors to $15,610 for full pro- rollment enlarged 18.5 percent tion and tne economy in federal fessors from I960 to 1963 and private grants to accomm odate the te- The demand for qualified * e eman o school enrollment increased 136 mands of national defense were , e h e r s was ereater than blic " in 11 44 states , a percent. Enrollment in public j mpor tant considerations. Pub-! higher education expanded 90 j , lic resistance to mounting pro- percent during that period, perty Uxes for sc hools grew, while enrollment m private coi- and man states resp onded, . , orAn t«t tpsehpr , _ _ j .._: »-- increased i w i t h hiahpr IPVPU of state aid i Fields of greatest teacnor Total pxD^nditure for aU nuty' shortages cited most frequently recent growth ha? i ic and private regular schools j b v the states . were sciences, been at each end of the school- j d OQ n eBes ; n 1966-6? was 43 2 mathematics girls physical ed- ^r._ J; :_j. ._ w;^^^^. l a n a colleges in is*x-«/ was u.t ucation industrial arts, Eng- attending period: in kindergar- billion tens junior colleges, and col- «-iJSM Research and demonstration Schools, 1967," reveals. financing this past year, the re- lish, special education, and foreign languages. Factors affecting the teacher Sp,Ve S« ^tnschoo, a,-' yr^SX ,2^T51 esp - , , ^ ield, relatively low teacher tendance for the overall 5- to | » n * ed ? d ° r such P ro .^f m ^' i salaries, opportunities for teacn- . £ "ear-old group, only slightly , *-«ch aim · ta imp-ove the Mers m '^^ and mdustry) increased enrollment in elemen- ! )f ^ lon *l/ p P Hru V£ ltywh °o a r e militarv service ' i n c r e a s e d dren and adulte who a r e , school enrollment t and red uction tary schools lies ahead the report states. to , entering the firs: grade will be somewhat smaller. This trend reflects declining birth rates, whereas expected increases in trapped in the cause and re- , » -- »utt of low edi«Uon.l siz. tainmenl and low income." Among other highlights ot Deport: The percentage of elemental y iaachers lacking bachelor's degrees dropped from 34.1 to 1953 to 12.9 a decade later. con-1 kindergarten would result pri- En-ollir.snt in regular pubat respite a "strong marily from continued establish- j and private schools, kmdergar- sensus t h a t a master's degree 1 ment of new kindergarten pro-1 -en through college, increased snou i d be a requirement for! grams in more communities ,21.6 percent from 1980 to 19fia, teach i n g at the secondary le- The teacher shortage grew, and is expected to expand an- vel ,, the propor tion having ad- othe seven percant by 1970. More than 6.5 million degree um- more critical last year, and "there is little relief ahead unless salary levels a r e raised - ,, . . - ,, , dramatically," the Committee I enrolled in colleges and report asserts. Slow progress i n ' versities in fall 1966- raising teachers' salaries a n d ' Thsre were 3.4 million teaca- providing supporting staff, sup- ] ers, administrators, and other plies and classroom equip- professional staff in the public r ~^' . , , . . · i , _ j *^«:.,«trt «nVisuAl? QnH fAllDPti'S vanced degrees dropped from 43.7 percent in 1956 to 31.8 per- - 1 i L l . I r V. W » « V » » · » W V "^r «·-· · -- 1 and nondegree students were j cent in 1966 More tna n 99 per- ment has caused mounting irritation, sometimes express e d through strikes and sanctions of teacher organizations, the report adds. and private schools and colleges las. fall. Total full-time and part-time workers in the regular schools st all levels was 5.2 million, up f i t 0UU0 i -- -- 1 Schools at all levels were bet 112.8 percent frrm a year earl- LORD CEI£BRATES INAUODRAL DAT IN SEVENTH HEAVEN " driver see a CAMPUS HUMOR Is where you find it, if you find it at all, as these examples from college papers prove. In most cases, the humor is more innocent than inspired. cent of the secondary-school teachers in 1966 had bachelor's degrees, however. The pupil-teacher ratio in elementary schools declined from 30.7 in 1955-5i3 to 27.2 in 1966-67. At the secondary-school level, t was the same -- 20.8 - at the beginning and end of the Jec- ade. Total expenditures far all public and private regular schoo's and colleges was 9.3 perc e n t more in 1985-87 than the previous year. This included cur- ren. expense, capital outlay, and interest. Over the past 11 years, "school expenditures have been increasing at a rate 50 percent higher than the increase re4is- tered for the whole economy." The federal share of schoil revenue increased from 3.4 percent in 1964-65 to eight percent in 1966-67. The state shar e increased slightly to 39.9 r^ jr cent, while the local share declined to 52.1 percent. Ths report was prepared by L he NEA Research Division ur- der the direction of Jean M. Flanigan, assistant Division director and NEA contact for the Committee on Educational Finance. pours tons of dollars (for you uig right now leaked clothe3 . . are favor- , . Girls (up tr 1 - 1 and by you) into nation's the age of 16) axe yearning U* cash registers. High school tesn- i .vard kilts for the fall . . . bays, age girls, alone, will spend over corduroy jackets with pile lin- " o;ie bil.ion dolars on clctlus ing. Gir's (16-18) are prizing only (college freshmen girls an- .lardware on cloth ng -- outsiz? ather quarter of a billion) . . . | zippers, big metal fasteners on Add to this teen men's expendi- ( coats . . . boys, scads of plaids. tures . . . plus all the other And don't think you are valued t)ECk-tschool items from only for your money iy all thoss ' srationsry to luggage . . . stores cheerfully acc-cptin* and you are big business. , those back-.o--choal dollars . . Stores report that the best Because our top spy reports way to induce you to stores are saying, '\een-agers buy is to use the "soft are »reat customers -they seld- seli" approach and to om return anything." place stock where you and it TAKE YOUR ALLOWANCE, easy to run ito-- display re- i\ ACRES? The nation's build-, cords, for instance, nsxt to boys e rs have issued the significant and girls' sportwear depart- ' r.cws that land-just that plain'. rr.ents. Stores already know , dirt s uff wit.i nothing on it -what you are going to be using ' has jumped 15 per cent in pric? - m class and homework, too, this j n the last five years. fa 1. In wri ing, soft-tip pens j That's why you will be bigger than ever (more tnan $100 million sold for the y?ar) . . . but hard bal! poinis · 1 1 * 1 , 1 . . * _ be aware of a (inaybs you should new trend i ?) toward teens becoming land own- . Am hold their own against thsm ers. Joseph Timan, South, ; 'more than two and one-half | west 'and tycoon, reports, iimes as many sold as ball, "teens are fast becoming a gen- points). That other writing gad-'Cation of landowners" . . . : get, the typewriter (especially Points out :hat land gif.-giving portables) will sell about 2D par j L\ parents, grandpappies, rela- ,cent more than last year -- i -hes is now pushing hard again- Z mostly to you. Other large size | -t othsr previous types of in- gadgets to aid education wil' vestment gilts to guys and gals RAH, RAH FOR SCHOOL--Frederick High School's cheerleaders are poised at the remodeled entrance to the school, which students used for the first time Tuesday. The high sch;cl has a new glassed-in doorway and nsw steps to improve the appearance. Additional classrnoms ware used for the first time Photos by j. Rolfe Castieman also. Cheerleaders ii the left row from top to bottom are Shelly Foreman, Maggie Sherman, Patsy Lydard, Jodie Smyth ; Gayle Gamble, Tarri Mills, and Kathy Karl. From top to bottom on the right are, Lonnie Bloom, Sandy Baker, Cathie Forsman, Carol Miskell, Shyra Hahn, and Connie Fruth. go over the ccunter to you in hke savings ECCOU.-US, invest- , large numbers -- this i3 illus- Tvjnt plans, life insurance, trated by the fact that among srccks and bonds Land-- says oeds going away for thair tliis land seller -- can now be ' freshman year at college, investment-bought in small IS per cent will travel uni s, with down payments as | to halls of learning wif little as $25 and monthly install- new luggage, 30 par cer.. nients of $10 . . held (hope- with portable TVs. One fin^l k - l y ) towards appreciation . . ·' important accessory to educat- then cashed in on later, for col- ion must be reported on -- mini- lege education, nest egg for skirts. Mini hemlines will defin- , married life, or other financial · itely drop from Ihis summer, at , stake. Timan adds, his Horizon lie beginning of the school year ' Land Corporation, based in Tuc . . . (in fact, for some, with a son, has already recoenize-1 the thud) to two or two-and-anhalf poten ial of land gifts" for teens inches above the knee . . . But j . . its sales of these in the this will be alleviated by th~ form of land parcel cert- ' fortunate development of ny if cates in three Southwest mini accessories -- minibag? ates are reaching $700,000 a ismall, clutch -type handbag^ -/car . . . Predicts that urban ' dangling from a chain at the .Mid areas will zoom, too . . shoulder) and minibelts (nar- w i t h population pressure build- row, wais nipping . . . and mg (before you are in your there s the further conso'ation fifties) in New York to 30 mil- rhat party hose and fishnet Ibn, Chicago 15 million and stockings (thi s is the official Los Ange'es 20 million By then W ?, ,, abound "phenomen- it may be hard to just find all . y - _,_ T ^, space to stand on. So, if you're ADDITIONAL REPORT FROM irtrigued-- Dig tha dr-M Meet Your Reporter Campus Writing Leaves 'Em Laughing By DARIO POLITELLA Newspaper Enterprise Assn. NEW YORK--(NEA)-- Published campus humor is where ou tind it -- in the restricted circulation of the examination paper, in the privacy of xhe rest room stall, or in th- c ) urnn Masculine Domination of Ctvldren Is Subject Of Bnlcher Experiment --Emporia State Teachers College Bulletin Students frequently reach the of the campus newspaper or the heady heights of humor by de- specialized humor magazine. ,, R n y ne university of Nort'i As every teacher of English, a| . o , ina Journalist reports, .tnows, word-makers abound cmong the student population Ihe crop of coined words liar vested by one professor at a New England university during K single serrestei include: poly- cm Kiee Love -'O.K. If Is Right.' " The hean- Irne in ihe Hafstra University Cnroiiicle r ^ a J : "Lord Ce -- r:od lasted approximate^ one t;our. . . " The closing point is obvious. Campus rumor is more innocent than inspired. Period. Damascus Council Elected The 4 New English' Takes Hold In Ameri can Classrooms WASHINGTON, D.C. by brates Inaugural Day in 7th' re ports. The new approach to English instruction may be as significant a= the "new math" or the 9 u . amt and "new science" according to the publication "Linguistics and tr.e JlassrooTi Teacher," just doning center re- Before the end of school last l^assd bv the NEA's \ssociation *RpmIhH»anlv"oriented Heawn." , ' - e a r , Damascus High School lor Supervision ar.d Curriculum , n e p u u . ~ * , . . , ' i i n i , e continuing struggle ior ' elecvd ; t's student council for Development ( A S C D ) . .enter ( w . ere DIOOJ uon . U e n t l L n c ., mpus oommunicat- this schoo' year of 1967-68. us u f t e n resort to shocking Representing the eighth grade ,,. . ,, ,, . . , _.. ... news headlines and ad slog- .vill ;e, Vendla Gustavson, Jean w i t h an attention almost bor- in 8 standard .English, aas. Reaver, Steve Paine, Brian denng jn awe/ . says the a ..- Tl ' e English class of the fu'lh: Wayne State University' ''ebb, Sallv ^nn Bover, and al- th()I . Harold G. Shane o In Stuart Gordon, Governor Tho r- student handbook, and the honor as Johnson High School's re- awards system, porter to Teen Tempo In addition, Stu likes to act is a possible fu.are journalist, and is a member of Thespian- A senior a. TJ, Stu is editor- troop No. 2875. Stu has recent- in-chief of the school paper, the ly participated in two dramatic Parchment. Stu is also respon- productions at TJ. sible for the school "news Because of his fondness for broadcasts" which are g i v e n voung children, Stu enjoys his A minted, circulated, and under- ^Among ^er^ ways^that^lm- over the public address system teaching position at the Beth at school. Sholom Synagogue where he Stu, the son cf Mr and Mrs Ii:ads students in their Hebrew Paul Gordon of East Third * nc ' Blble studies Though he. , f f t i lit i, . »u ui- ( ' oes n °t ijeheve that he sees St^t, feels that the public, h 3 f u t u r e Ll teaching , he does both in school am; the outside admit that it is very satisfying wor'd, should not only be aware Stu's academic standing has cf the news, but should also feel r.ot suffered from his quest for Comparative, histor-cal, and a part in it," Thus, it is his d2- t x t r a activities. His honor roll geographic linguistics will be i sire that the school newspaper grades were oartia'ly respons- · be a media and a forum for ible f ^ r h-s receiving the honor the students of the school. or hosthig a foreign ixchangs Journalism is not the only '-uidert for the current scholas- interest of this young reporter, t c v-ear. to be. Relaxation for this reporter - carried ihis moment- t^rnate loAnn Offut. drivers, -··lowned, dischartered, n.ous, and lavoratories. A iournalism prof at the University ^' Wisconsin perked up h;s newswriting OL ing to their stories varies, t.iem w r i t e ,!,.·· ,,.... **..^ --- . d.sclossd that "Jo Ann Shanl: \ish t,) earn $5 apiece is th? » 20 died t o ' a v f heartbreak t-yecatcl-er on a men s toileted other internal injuries." 'es ad in the University of One student contended that Maine's Campus "news management" by the constitutes "getting ... . . j the public in the l^adlmi- writer -or a very bad manager possibl as to appear formal speecn ot the generation." "New usages are aghting way to respectability an ;he ime, ' the book nstes, pointing out that sucn terms as Ideas and recommendations " wno ' ln P lace ot "whom ' and linguists "have been hsedea " lt; ' s me ' seem to be oecom - gUlSilCS school believes: Language laboratories, now used mainly in teaching a foreign language, will also be used extsnsively in English instruction. n- · · . · . , . of redness largely on tne basis ^plDmores on the counc 1 re TPTV Hollev. Jack Pur- um Jovce Mull'nix, Dan n v and al- taught in subjects such as so- science, history, natural and physical sciencss, and foreign languages as well as English. i In the eleventh and twelfth grades, a special caurse in linguistics will be offered, at leas, as an elective, in many .schools. The autnor believes the controversy regarding reading inaction in the lower grades, especially whether rote learning or a "meanings approach' w j i is better, will continue for at not 'bT'a iTweruig of'sTandards l-^t several years. He f a r e Shores, in the foreword, te. . r - , bu an gd , H t m e n O f t hem to ' sees, however, the eventual dis- hnguisUcs "A vigorous catalyst rc .j utv ·· ' covery cf "more meaningful s . m u a t m g c u r r e n t ^ daveLp- ' Th( ; lo wil! he Pl - ea ter P m- ways of approaching Very active in his school's romes in the form of one of his · student government, Stu is a hobbies -- writing shart stor-; student senator and has been ics, playing the piano, or tak- instrumental in the organization me long walks alone, ci his school's free dress code, Goad luck. Stu. methods into pMden nc* ones. ASCD P ' ' d s " 1 J - H a r l a n earlv Member* of the c-uncil rep- ments ln l ' le curnculu-n. phasis on students' understand- acquisition of linguistically im- spel'er o i its s t a f f - "BC's~'Mf s - ' n sentinc ;he iunior cla.s.s are The linguist, the largely tsch- m g ,,; the importance of Ian- portant learnings." Diane R i c i a r d s , Corinn-G'-aves nical publication explains, is a giiage. The relationship of Ian- Addressing teachers and con sound, grammar, semantics, the change, how English is influenc- o' linguistics to ' S .il.irado St'ite Mirror provide f uncil are Mark B?-?ll, the v. .rid m i ' h t f r- ."" example Adjacent to "11 Cobb, Cathy Dors?y, ever'hse the sometimes mm- Den-nsc o. Virginity" appeared H'-wkir.s, and alternat" rent humor if Uu- first d r a f t , ' '«'..u :MC M ) i t a l , Man r i ' B r o w n , the chance to laugh at the sec- ^hall Surely Die." Then there's the tvp3 -- 112 rinter'« mistake that the nroof- ' ndfr didn't catch Here's ihe · ad pa r agr::ph of a news story ;, the U m \ » ' i s i t y ^f Massachu- socks while Yitcnhiking, setts C:)llegian-" "Two We-t Kennedy Ernest Burn H ' ) \ n n v teenagers who can-.' !)o you believe tha 1 extra Mr- I - I' '1a« to visit were i n - ' . cu . ar ac .. tivitles in xv h,eh s f i ' Tlio State University College ' n « ' l in Hampshire ( o u n t y i e _ | t s n a .., c i p a t, are ben; iciil" at Buffalo Rr-rd nrint-d t h i s jail S a t u r d r v . " ^ · SU.ul.i there bo a hofcir - « . n i e n m B it to c.r.d meaning uha f wasn't meant to be there 'ihe Western M ' d i u a n H" · ; 'd advertised in its classified "LOST: gyrn slorts, bl»use ;m-1 vvool Pat relationship of language anc, What Do You Think? retraction- "Contrary to in' . rnation nresentf d in th^- Se; ' ··: (jer 30th issue f t h » H ' f " - i ' Miss Smith has h-en - ; As.sociat« Dran of S'u.l "·( ' ' Dean of Student' !·· 1 Ptill holds the position "·" D'" 1 .'! of Students Th? Rooerr) m jfizes to Dr Jones for anv wor r\ and discimfnrt this an nouncement may have him." Here's a headline aixl reronsidor i'i .T.i.'iuni inc a series of fact di ii'i.t it nn 'ecturos on | . ,« V,-.t ( o l l e e e Can Do f o r ' "tored- ^' i i the Illinois State ,' , , l sponsor sjcial \ : i ! e d that "A prm.'l of faulty | " ' , I ' T - . This is ;he b'ginning of the c chaol yr-ar Writ? to us .. . _ ing other tongues -- ihese will seat " Fh?rry culture, and the influ ;nce of Ian a !so be among the areas cov- "Do not. in a spasm of con- ui^ge on personal interactions, ered. f"sion." h- warns, "srddenlv He may, or may not, speak Dialects and their significance discard English education prac- scveral languages. will be considered, too. For di v- tices you mav have i sed fT- After discussing the tech- lerts in time may become stan- years mcrelv because you fear niques of linguistics, the back- d a r d languages French, Span- thst such longstanding prnced- ground of modern linguistics,, and Italian, for exampb, ures (and teachers who use and other areas, Dr. Shane of- Segsn as dialec.s of spoken La- them) are now obsolete Be suffers nearly 50 "educa t e d tin. that you have a valid reason, guesses" on changes in ihis Anather trend, Dr. Shans b one you understand ?nd ac- field in the years ahead. In lieves, will be in-reased em- many cases, these represent phasis on th? sr.unls of a hn- speeding up of developments guage as its basic feature, not that have been underway dur- the words or the grammar, al- ing the irr0's rather than en- pe pt, fir making the change." tirely new approaches though they are "intimately re- One major trend in English |at?d. like th? three l?gs "of a Living with People W r i t ? to us ?nr- instruction, the Indiana prof?s- stool." "Correct" language will \ ill .=peak " ^' ve us oP in ' ns n w h a t - a ."2 sor emphasi7^s, will be a more nit merely be c-rren. languag? l.nes resulted in this how many activties you think ncxiole interpretation rf what but "the current spoken tongu? tr.0i,iri!j dornotion if a ro- ^ student should join. j s --correct" languag? usuage. r f ( '-o people who us-- il " Es- r.t chase. "Some astonished S_nd vour letters to Te^n Tenr.- Language is dynamic, Dr peciallv in the e l e m e n t a r y I vstandors ran across the Slu- r - - c o Ihe News-Posl. nit later Shane reminrls readers, and is cl-ssmvn. oral language wt'.l ('rn' Center hotel Irjnge where t1£n Wednesday for nublicatnn cons.antly changing. For exarr- be stressed. And more attcn- i e inrif'-^nt -rrurrcd at differ- i ir Saturday s paper Bo suro to F | e , new discoveries in science tion nill be given t- gestures. (o f..n^i'1-r i r,t t i n n s Other's just iumpel include your name, address, and other fields affcrt Ian- facial expressions, and bo^v ·'] = ( i r a m p d One coed pe- f fa, and school guape. Like coins, words are movements. Keep gag g i f t s amusing ond not r»v*~ Ijcious. GET TO WORK WITH OUR EXPERT WATCH REPAIRING From old-fashioned alarms to fancy French clocks, you can depend on the finest quality workmanship when you bring them here to be repaired! 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