A resolution supporting the Mental Retardation Service Center election was approved last night by the Ann Arbor Board of Education. The election, which is planned by the Washtenaw Intermedíate School District, will be held Nov. 30. Record-A-Comment, a dailing service for the school district through which citizens could express their views, was not renewed by the board and will be terminated in 30 days. Trustees said the service was of no benefit, only an added expense for the schools. o o A policy which will provide the guidelines under whicli medication may be I tered to students was adopted. by the board. The policy [ states that the only medication to be given internally at school are prescription drugs accompanied by written permission from a physician. The school nurse should administer the medicine and in no case should a staff member recommend, prescribe, or reI quire medication for a stuI dent, the policy states. o o A recommendation by Supt. I R. Bruce McPherson for a I consultant service for the I fice of Research and I tion to develop material I ed to system-wide evaluation I and accountability was I cepted by the school board. Approval was given on an additional agreement with the Cafeteria Association and board. The t e r m s of the agreement had already been accepted by the association. The board accepted a gift from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for the Ann Arbor Public Library to be used for the purchase of materials for I the Black Studies Collection. Mike Garrís of the Pioneer I Wrestling Team presented the I board last night with a petiI tion protesting "poor, unsafe I and unhealthy conditions" of I the wrestling room and sevenlyear-old mat. He said the I room had been condemned by the Health Department and I the team wanted something to I be done to improve the condiI tions as soon as possible_or_ mány of the níembers would quit the team. Charles Votaw, president oL the Parent-Teacher Organization Council, commended the administration last night for its handling of the current difficulties in the schools. He said the PTO Council also passed a resolution urging the administration, teachers, parents and students to continue to seek solutions to the problems. The council also passed a resolution in support of the proposed bonding issue to construct the county Mental Retardation Service Center.
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