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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, May 24,'1978-Page 5

Recognize Peking, congressmen urge

WASHINGTON (UPI) - The
majority of a 10-man congressional
committee which visited China in
January said yesterday the United
States should break formal ties with
Taiwan and extend diplomatic
recognition to the communist gover-
nment in Peking this year.
However, four members of the
delegation filed separate views rejec-
ting the, notion of an "artificial
deadline" and disagreeing with
Peking's terms for completely normal
relations.
THE REPORT BY the 10 members of
the Joint Economic Committee was
released once President Carter's
national security advisor Zbigniew Br-
zezinski completed his talks with
Budget
vote
tonight
(Continued from Page 3)
us of their intent."
Councilwoman Susan Greenberg (D-
First Ward) has already begun ducking
responsibility for next year's budget.
"You better believe it will be called
Mayor Belcher'sbudget. He even
called it 'my budget" on the radio this
morning," she said.
REPAIR OF Ann Arbor's blighted
roads, which was the foremost issue in
April's elections, is expected to get sub-
stantially more money under the new
budget. Trowbridge said the city would
spend roughly $2 million on street
repair compared to $1 million this year.
In order to make room for a larger
street repair program, other depar-
tments will find their budgets cut, said

China's leaders in Peking and departed
for Tokyo where he arrived yesterday. ,
Brzezinski is reported to have agreed
with the Chinese leaders on regular
high level U.S.-Chinese consultations to
speed the process leading to regular
relations.
The delegation, headed by assistant
Senate Democratic Leader Alan Cran-
ston of California, said in its report: "It
is the view of the majority of the
delegation that the United States should
accept the three terms of the People's
Republic of China and should attempt
- sometime in the course of 1978 - to
normalize relations with the People's
Republic of China."

Peking insists the United States
must:
" Break ties with the Nationalist
Chinese government on Taiwan.
" End the 1954 U.S.-NATIONALIST
Chinese Defense Treaty.
" End the remaining U.S. military
presence on Taiwan.
The report said however that the
United States should reserve the right
to take military action to assist Taiwan
if need be.
A nation of 16 million people, Taiwan
has developed extensive ties with the
United States over the last two decades
and has supported the United States in
Asia.

Cranston

Anxiety may lower SAT scores

(Continued from Page 3)
too hard on entrance exams.
"Everybody knows the number of jobs
isn't increasing," continued Atkinson,
noting that the tight job market has stif-
fened competition for higher education.
According to Atkinson, the percentage
of high school graduates attending
college is "more than twice what it was
20 years ago."
HE ALSO explained that the pool of
job applicants has expanded inr ecent
years, with more women and minorities
competing for positions than ever
before.
"Grade inflation," the bane of
schoolsaround the country, may seem
a clear contradiction to "test
deflation," but both could be a result of
intense motivation. Atkinson explained
that "high motivation may reduce their
(students') efficiency under the
pressure ofsan exam, but it also causes
them 'to spend much more time
studying."
Atkinson said the results of
psychological research have not been
recognized by educators. "I would put
the blame on the educational

psychologists, and that embraces the
mental testers, too," he said.
"All this has been sent to the right
people, but totally ignored," Atkinson

reported.
The American College Testing Ser-
vice sponsored some of Atkinson's
research.

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