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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, August 7, 1985
Poor amilies pay hal their college costs
Low-income families get substan- student assistance foot at least two- three. a piano, but they "hear" by feeling Kellogg Foundation
tial government help to send their thirds of the college bill. Though some of the children have vibrations.
children to college, but they still pay "Middle-income families are smiles that reveal only a couple of Ohio State University now has a gives grant to MSU
about half the bill, a private education generally relying on their own resour- teeth, they nevertheless are there for graduate program in music education Michigan State University will
group reported last week. ces to pay for college," the council their first dental appointment. for the handicapped. The program receive a $768,500 grant from the
"There is no free ride through said. "It's probably the best part of the teaches students to cope with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to expand
college for low-income families," the "While many middle-income week," said Stephen Goepferd, direc- special problems of the developmen- its educational programs and
American Council on Education, an students receive federal, state, or tor of Iowa's Infant Oral Care Clinic. tally retarded, blind, deaf, and facilities at the university's Kellogg
organization of colleges and univer- college-sponsored financial assistan- "You feel like you're really doing physically handicapped while Biological Station near Battle Creek.
ce, most of the aid dollars they something worthwhile and positive. teaching them to play musical in- "This puts final touches on the
receive are in the forms of loans and Though some people feel a trip to struments. facility development and helps us
S work-study," the council said. the dentist for a one-year-old is a little "Just because someone is mentally com plete our new academic
C o lle g e s Low-income families were defined premature, Goepferd says tooth or physically handicapped or visually program," station director Gordon
as those with incomes of less than decay and other problems can begin impaired, it does not indicate that Guyer said.
. t , i n $15,000. Middle-income families were with a child's first tooth. "As soon as they can't learn something about The grant will be used to help im-
Ince Fadmiesay rfor, Col those with incomes of between $15,000 the first tooth peeks through, there's music," said Joan Lehr, associate prove the quality of a new teaching
Income Families Pay for College . and $35,000. almost immediate colonization," of music professor arid director of the and public demonstration project on
esal es orethetlingiheer-decay-promoting bacteria in the program. rural resources, which began in 1981
personal resources on the line in ex- -United Press International mouth, he noted. Graduate students enrolled in the with the aid of a $10 million grant
change for the knowledge and hopeprga take a rigorous combination fo h onain ead
that a college education promises," T-h al oa programtaeargoucmbnin from the foundation, he said.
the t a id i owa promotes dental -The Daily Iowan of courses which teaches them special The original grant issued to MSU
A four-year college education now care for toddlers OSU program helps skillscpt use when working with these was used to construct a new dairy
costs up to about $20,000 at public Every Friday morning, mothers the exceptional students," Lehr said. teaching and research facility, a
schools and can top $30,000 at private toigifnsad odesarv the andicapped 'hear' She added that handicapped studen- residence hall and an academic
s os p toting infants and toddlers arrive at ts are taught not only to appreciate science building. -The State News
institutions. the second floor of the University of Although their eyes have never seen the music but to play all types of in- - -
In a companion study, "How Mid- Iowa Hospital Schools to attend the a piano, their hands have glided struments, from the trombone to the Colleges appears every Wed-
dle-Income Families Pay for country's first clinic devoted solely to across its keys. piano. nesday. It was compiled by Daily
College," the council said middle- promoting dental care for children, Their ears have never heard the
class families receiving federal from their first tooth in infancy to age beat of a drum or the melodic sound of -The Ohio State Lantern Staff writer Janice Plotnik.
E l MSAfrotests review of
Milo ~classif led researcholc

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h opposition from faculty and staff,"
said Ingrid Kock, MSA's military
THE DECISION appears to have
been prompted by the recent rejection
of political science Prof. Raymond
Tanter's research project proposal
that would have required the use of
"secret" documents.
The assembly's letter, signed by
MSA President Paul Josephson,
argued that the guidelines should
remain intact:
"We would like to express our firm
' conviction that the guidelines on
classified research must remain
wholly intact. The guidelines fulfill
the important function of ensuring
Y that University professors can openly
publish their research results free
from outside restrictions; thus,
Associated Press allowing the University to remain an
Suspect falls institution dedicated to full
dissemination of information with as
An unidentified man who reportedly held a convenience store clerk hostage for four hours falls to the ground af- few limits on academic freedom as
ter he was hit by ahail of police gunfire in Oklahoma City. Police said the man, who was hospitalized in critical possible."
condition after the shooting yesterday, repeatedly ignored demands to drop his shotgun and raised it and poin- THE LETTER also expresses con-
ted it at officers. tern because the regents did not say
students should be on'the committee
that will review the guidelines. Kock

called such an exclusion "unaccep-
Josephson agreed. "There shouldn't
be any question that students should
be involved," he said. "They should
be primary actors in the review."
Regent Thomas Roach (D-Saline),
who sponsored the resolution to
review the guidelines, said yesterday
that he did not mean to keep students
off the committee.
"IT IS certainly not my intent to ex-
clude students from that," Roach
said. He added, however, that studen-
ts normally aren't involved in
developing policies under the regents'
jurisdiction. "Basically, there will be
eight people determining what the
guidelines will be: the elected regents
of the University," Roach said.
. Roach also pointed out that the
review by faculty members and
executive officers now only involves
reporting back to the regents, not ac-
tual policy decisions. "I'm sure we'll
get a lot of input," he said.
All involved agree the guidelines
are imperfect, yet. MSA said that
changing the policy because of the
decision on Tanter's project "will set
an ill-advised precedent for decision-
making at the University," according
to the letter.
BUT ROACH said the review was
sparked by repeated problems with
the guidelines, which were passed in
1973. "The Tanter case is only one in-
cident, but there are many
problems," Roach said. "The Tanter
case illustrates a problem. Everyone
sees it and says, 'This is good for
mankind, but gee, we can't do it
here.' "
Tanter's proposal involved studying
ways to reach arms control
agreements without formal treaties,
including President Reagan's "Star
Wars" proposal.
Kock said Tanter's project may not
promote peace. "He's not in peace
studies," she said.

Come and spend the day learning about the
Shaker communities that were popular
throughout the East Coast in the last two cen-
turies. The Museum of Arm is sponsoring an
exhibition entitled "Inner Light: The Shaker
Aesthetic Legacy," which explores the buildings
and other remanants of the Shaker community.
Michigan Theater Foundation - Mr. Smith
Goes to Washington, 7:10 p.m.; You Can't Take
It With You, 9:30 p.m., Michigan Theater.

Japanese Studies - Peter Arnesen,
"Feudalism and Japan's Modernization," noon,
Lane Hall Commons.
Computing Center - Dan Hyde, "Intro to the
DI-3000 Graphics Library," 3:30 p.m., Room 165,
Business Administration Building.
Dissertation Support Group - 1 p.m., Room
3100, Union.
Science Fiction Club - Stilyagi Air Corps, 8:15
p.m., Michigan League.

Muslim Student Association - Islamic coffee
hour, noon, Room D, Michigan League.
Microcomputer Education Center -
workshops, Lotus 1-2-3, (Part 1), 8:30 a.m.;
Microsoft Word for IBM-PC Compatibles (Part
2), 1 p.m., Room 3001, School of Education
School of Library Science - Symposiym on the
Application of Optical Storage and Retrieval
Systems, Kellogg Auditorium, School of Den-
WCBN - "Women's Rites and Rhythms," 6
p.m., 88.3 FM.

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