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9 School Relations Proposals Approved

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Nine proposals for the 1970-71 'school year to increase coromunications between the school board and the community were approved this week by thé Ann Arbor Board of Education. The estimated cost for the innovations is $4,000 to $5,000. The proposals were formulated by Community Services Officer John W. Hubley. The innovations will include the installation of telephone systems whereby persons can register their viewpoints and also receive information on school events. The "record-acomment" system will be installed as soon as possible, hopefully within four to six weeks, on a three-month trial basis, Hubley told the board. The l"dial-a-report" system also will Ibe installed as soon as possible. I Other programs approved are: I - Hetirement recognition dinIners for the staff, with the first lone to be held on or about May Il9, 1970. - Issuance of free passes to área retirees and senior citï-l zens íor all district-wide school events, beginaing in September. -Bulletins, annual reports, newsletters and brochures to keep the school staf f, students and community informed on school district happenings. The establishment ofthree advisory committees also was approved. The committees will be a Student Advisory Council, Operational Advisory Council, and Citizens' Coordinating Council. The operational committee will be designed to improve Communications between kitchen, custodial, maintenance, secretarial and transportation personnel and the Board of Education. All three committees will give feedback to the board and act in an advisory capacity. The president-elect of the Ann Arbor Education Association, Albert Chaffee, said nis group "wholeheartedly supports" the formation of a Student Advisory CouniciL ,