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School Finance Changes Urged By Trustee

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SuÉfeestioií to "ffliarile the strueture of school financing"- including dropping the public libraries and Recreation Department from the school system and having them financed by local t-ax support independent of the school Ie vies- were made last night by Ann Arbor Board of Education Vice President Charles H. Good [ Good said that innovative and continuous. planning must begin "to face a significantly lowerl millage to opérate our schools " The vice president said he believes "we can maintain much of our present 'school program' if we begin to separate the 'pure I education' such as reading, math and science, f rom the 'ennchment' such as music, art and the like. While we may not agree that these are separable for the sake of practicality. Í feel we must do this." Only through "significant ad-i vaneed planning can we smoothly adjust to some new form of financing without drasticaUy altering the program which is desired by the citizens of the school district," Good told nis fellow trustees. He asked for an item to bel placed on the agenda to permití this planning to proceed and tol keep the board involved in thisl planning.


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