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Associated Press Writer
NEW YORK - The approach
of the new school year found the
chronic shortage of qualified
teachers worse than ever in many
'parts, of the United States, an
Associated Press survey conclud-
ed yesterday.
In some states the situation was
worsened by mass resignations or
threats of resignations to enforce
demands for higher wages.
As in the past, school oficials
cited better salaries in business
and industry, and the military
draft, as prime reasons for' the
shortage. But a summer of urban
rioting introduced another factor:
widespread refusal by teachers to
work in slum schools.
The Chicago public school sys-
tem, for example, had 700 teach-
ing vacancies near the end of
August. "We don't have a teacher
i shortage - only a shortage of

teachers willing to work full time
where they are needed," said Dr.
Louise Disterle, director of teach-
ing recruitment for the Chicago
Board of Education. "By that I
mean the inner city schools, par-
ticularly in the Negro areas on the
West Side." Forrest E. Orebaugh,
personnel director of the Cincin-
nati school system, reported a
similar situation.
"The riots are a problem," Ore-
baught said. "It's the same in all
the large cities. Teachers tend to
go to the smaller cities and sub-
urbs where there are fewer dis-
advantaged children and more
stable conditions."'
Hurts City Schools
Franklyn S. Berry, superinten-I
dent of schools in Syracuse, N.Y.,
said "the recruiting problem is the
toughest in the so-called inner
city schools and I suspect the
recent disturbances haven't help-

At the beginning of the last
week of August, Detroit was still
looking for 530 teachers, compar-
ed with a shortage of 500 at the
same stage of 1966.
"Teachers aren't being trained
fast enough," said a Detroit
School Board official.
Business Drains Personnel
"Business and industry still can
pay more than beginning teach-
er salaries." Detroit's beginning
salary is $6,400. Of Michigan's
500-odd school districts, 158 had
failed to reach contracts with
teachers seeking higher wages.
"It is largely a financial prob-
lem," said Dr. Dane P. Whitmer,
school superintendent of Pontiac,
"Both sides want to do what's
right but the money is not avail-
New York City, where schools
are to open Sept. 11 faces a
threat of mass .resignations by
56,724 teachers who demand more

money and better working con-
Mayor John Lindsay appoint-
ed a mediation panel on Aug. 12
and set Sept. 1 as the target date
for a settlement.
Frederick C. McLaughlin, dir-
ector of the New York City Public
Education Association, accused
the United Federation of an AFL-
CIO union, of "using cliff-hang-
ing techiques in reaching contract
Some school officials predicted
the teachers would hold out for
at least as big a pay raise as New
York policemen and firemen re-
cently won. This worked out at
$1,375 a man, plus fringe benefits,
over 27 months.
The city's beginning teacher
salary is $5,400. The board of
education has offered to raise this
to $6,200.
Maryland school systems re-
ported a late August shortage of

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official publication of the. Univer- tech. required. Ed.-Type A. ect: Invites requests for faculty re-
sity of Michigan for which The Financial Programs, Inc., Lansing, * * * search grants to support research with-
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Calendar items appear once onlyt Arkansas Society for Crippled il- Fchemistry, nuclear weapons prolifera-
Student organization notices are not Arky orledChil- Foreign Student Tuition Scholarships: tion and disarmament, psychological at- j
accepted for publicatio4. For more dren, Pine Bluff, Ark.-Director for new Beginning Sept. 10, 1967, application titudes toward nuclear energy haz-
information cali 764-9270. Jenkins Memorial Children's Center, forms will be available at the front ards, evaluation of hazards to urban
for educ. of children with handicaps of desk of the International Center for: populations from nuclear activities, I
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 all sorts. Degree in Hosp. Admin., or Winter Term, 1968. The deadline for and economic studies of nuclear ac-
Public Health, knowl. of educ. and med. receipt of scholarship applications will. tivities including power production.
needs of these children. be Oct. 20, 1967. Applicants must have New research ideas and pilot proj-
Pla irneztt International Milling, Minneapolis, already completed at least one full se- ects are particularly encouraged. The
Minn.-Venezuelan nationals for this mester at the University of Michigan relationship to peaceful uses of nu-
POSITION OPENINGS: company in home country. Major in in the school or college in which they clear energy, however, must be clear.
Bureau of Disease Prevention and bus. or engineering. Venezuelan com- are currently enrolled. Canadian citi- The routine use of isotope tracer
Environmental Control, Wash., D.C. - pany called Monaca, large flour miller. zens and immigrants (permanent resi- techniques will not by itself justify
Recent reorganization of U.S. Public Parke Davis, Detroit-International 'dents) are not eligible to apply for support.
Health Service offers interesting areas Tech. Serv., BSE in ChE. Process Dev., these particular scholarships. Requests for grants of $3000 or less
of work in, new organizations designed BS ChE in Organic Chem. Facilities, are most appropriate. Grants may cov-
to direct programs in Air Pollution, BS ChE. Operations Analyst in Traf- Humanities Grants: Nomination for er equipment, supplies, research as-
Chronic Disease Control, Communicable fic, some exper. Mechanical Dev., BSE the Younger Scholar Fellowship Pro- sistance and field trips. Applications
Diseases, Radiological Health and Urban in ME. gram of the National Endowment for for these grants should be returned
and Industrial Health. Meijer Super Markets, Grand Rapids, the Humanities are invited by the to the Phoenix Project by Mon., Sept.
County of Orange, Calif.-Health Ed.- Mich.-Training Director, Bus. Ad. or Horace H. Rackham School of Gradu- 25, 1967. Grants will be made by Nov.
ucator, MA in Public Health Ed., in- Education degree. ate Studies not later than Mon., Sept. 15, 1967.
terprets services to interested groups, Chicago Miniature Lamp Works, Chi- 25. Fellowships provide an academic Application blanks may be obtained
presents educational materials to spread cago, Il1.-Engineering Project Mgr., year or summer stipend equivalent to from the office of the Phoenix Proj-
knowledge of public health. for manufacturing subminiature lamps current salary to faculty having com- ect at the Phoenix Memorial Labora-
Chas. Pfizer & Co., Inc., Groton, for aircraft/aerospace, computer and pleted their P11D's within the past five tory on the North Campus or by call-
Conn. - EE/ME/IE or CE for Plant electronic industries. years. An institution is permitted to Ing 764-6213.
Maint. Analytical Chemists, MS/BS * * * n 4nominate only one person for each
Chem. and some industrial exper. R- For further information please call type of fellowship. Forms and instruc-
search Asst. in Biochem., Virology, BS 764-7460, General Division, Bureau of tions are available in Room 1014 Rack-
Appointments, 3200 SAB. ham Bldg., 764-4405. Final nominees Foreign0I ' V'o S
will be recommended by the Executive
G1 \ AN+R TEACHER PLACEMENT: , Board of the Graduate School to the The following foreign visitors can be
AT The following schools have recorded National Endowment for the Humani- reached through the Foreign Visitor
vacancies for the present semester: ties by Oct. 6. Programs Office, 764-2148.
" ~Ann Arbor, Mich. (Perry Nursery)--'For these purposes, "Humanities" is' Dr. Joseph Abramson, Haddassah Med-
N4VOTFI (CES Nursery School-11:15 to 5:30 or 9 a.m. defined as follows: language, both mod- ical School; Israel, Aug. 29-Sept. 18.
to 1 p.m. ern and classical; linguistics; litera- Mrs. Rasheda Hussain, Pakistan, Sept.
Ann Arbor, Mich. (St. Thomas School) ture; history; jurisprudence; philoso- 4-7.
-Commercial RS, Typing & Bookkeep- phy; archaeology; the history, criti- Abdul Rasq, studying for MA de-
USE OF THIS COLUMN FOR AN- ing. cism, theory and practice of the arts; gree in teaching of English at UCLA.
NOUNCEMENTS is available to officially Ann Arbor, Mich. (St. Thomas School) and those aspects of the social sci- From Afghanistan, Sept. 4-11.
recognized and registered student orga- -HS Math. ences which have humanistic content Dr. Zltan Levai, vice-president,
nizations only. Forms are available in Ann Arbor, Mich. (St. Francis School)'and employ humanistic methods. Technical University, Budapest, Sept. 6
Rm. 1011 SAB. Girls PE (part time 12 to 15 hrs.), for six months.
* * * 1st through 8th grades-Boys PE (part Rackham Faculty Research Grants: V. F. Denyanov, U.S.S.R., Sept. 10-17.
Student Peace Union plans film, time) 4th through 8th grades. Teaching faculty with the rank of in- -
discussion and meeting on Sept. 3, at Auburn Heights, Mich. (Avondale structor or above are invited to sub-
8 p.m. in the Michigan Union, Room School Dist:)-Inst. Music Man (strings), mit applications for Rackham Faculty
3A. '8 early & later Elem. Research Grants at this time. Appli-
* * * Belleville, Mich. (Van Buren)-Elem. cations received not later than Mon.,
Lutheran Student Chapel at Hill St. vocal music, part time. Sept. 25, will be considered forfund-
and Forest Ave, plan outin" at Saline Belleville, Mich. (Van Buren) - Art ing Jan. 1, 1968; applications submit- S U E T
Valley Farms, Sun., Sept. 3, 3:30 p.m. part time grades 1-6. ted not later than Jan. 29, 1968, will STUDENTS
Meet at Chapel. Deerfield, Mich. (High School)-In- be considered for funding May 1 or
* * * dustrial Arts HS. July , 1968.
Young Friends are planning outing Deerfield, Mich. (PS)-Elem. all lev- y 1, Teaching faculty are also invited toHours Open
to Friend's Lake, Sept. 3, 5:30 p.m., at el eerfield, Mich. (PS)-HS commer- apply for Faculty Research Fellowships MON.-SAT.
1420cHillaSt.eldor h .with or without associated grants. Pro-
Life Guard Corps will meet Tues., Dexter, Mich. (Comm. Schools)-Kin- posals must be received by Mon., Sept f rom 8:30-5 :30
Sept. 5, at 7:15 p.m at the Margaret dergarten. 25. Please note that this is the only
Bell Pool.' Must have a current WSI Ida, Mich. (PS)-Social Studies, Sr. application period for Faculty ResearchB r e s
certificate. High. Fellowships during this enrollment Dascola Barbers
* * * Inkster, Mich.--Rem. Reading. yeu-iar. nfrsfrbt rgam erMcia har
Michifish-old members-practice per- Fowlerville, Mich.-Girls PE, Math Application forms for both programs r near Michigan Theatre
lod, Wed., Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Practice 7th are available in Room 1014 Rackham, or
period for new members to be an- Petersburg, Mich. (Summerfield) -- call 764-4405.
nounced. Head football & Boys PE HS, Biol./
* * * Chem./Physics HS.
Student Peace Unio.n plans film, dis- Portage, Mich.-JH Science (Biol. &
cussion and meeting Sept. 5, at 8 p.m. Phys. Sci.).
In the Michigan Union, Room 3A. Roseville, Mich.-Girls PE Sr. H., PE!
* * * Biol. or Soc. St. Sr. Hi, Home Ec. Sr.
Engineering Coucil Executive Board Hi, Auto Mech./Mach. Shop Sr. H, Math
and committee chairman meeting, Sept. Jr. H, Gen. Sc. Jr. H, Drafting, Jr.
5, 7:30 p.m., 3516 SAB. H., Drafting/Math Jr. H., Drafting/His-
* * * Itory Jr. H., Eng./SS Jr. H., Engl./Read- Help the Interfraternity Council help you. Register
Concert Dance Organization is hold- ing Jr. H., Arts/Music Apprec. Jr. H.,
ing modern dance classes every Tues- General Business Jr. H., Boys Phys.
day at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday at Ed. Jr. H., Elementary 1-6, Art Elem., your band for fraternity listing. Send name of Band,
8:15 p.m., in the dance studio of Diagnostician, Visiting Teacher, Men-
Barbour Gym. Classes are held for men tally Ret. Type A. manager and telephone number toSociaC ir-
on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Whitmore Lake, Mich.-Science (Biol.
* * * 2nd yr.), Physics or Chem. Jr. H., Spec. man, 1510 S.A.B. or call 662-3162.
Physical Therapy Club meeting Wed., Ed. Type A, Elem. (must be certified),
Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. There will be a tour 6th grade classroom, math major,
of the PT department. Meet in the Mora, N.M. (PS)-Math HS, HS Chem/
main lobby of University Hospital. Phys. or Chem., Physics, Band HS, Dr.
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