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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                C.R. Schools To Go offer Parents for Damage Costs The recent wave of school vandalism is being met wifh an effort to collect damages from parents of youngsters caught maliciously damaging school property and to take legal ac- tion against parents who won't pay. The Cedar Rapids Community school board Monday afternoon granted Secretary Otto Wieders- bcrg the authority to refer cases to the school district attorney in which parents refuse to pay for damages caused by their minor children. Wicdcrsbcrg said Iowa law makes parents liable for dam- ages up to for actual damages to person or property caused by unlawful acts of their minor children for any one act, and up to for two or more acts. Board Downs Vote Survey A recommendation lo survey a cross section of voters to de- termine why they voted yes or no in the recent million school bond referendum was de- feated by the Cedar Rapids Community school board Mon- day afternoon. The vote on the action, recom- mended by President Ron Moore, was defeated by a 3-4 vote, with Moore, Mary Ann Kucera and Curran Rosser vot- ing affirmatively. "Objective Data" Moore said the survey would provide some "objective data'.' to base a decision on whether or not to attempt a third referen- dum on the bond issue for re- modeling four junior high schools. Norman Lipsky told Moore he didn't "like seeing this in the president's report without chance to discuss it." He said the board needed "to look at the whole proposition' before deciding whether a third [attempt will be made to pass the bond issue. Not Needed said, since "the reasons are very clear why they voted yes r no. "I could sit down and in five minutes give you every reason why voters voted .the way they did." He suggested the board de- vote a work session in January to discussing the junior high remodeling. The ?8.9 million bond issue to pay for remodeling Franklin, Wilson, McKinley and Rooseveli junior high schools won approv al from 56 percent of the voters in laF-'c week's election, falling short of the 60 percent approva needed for bond issues. A similar proposal was ap- proved by 58 .percent of the voters last spring. Two Meetings In other matters, the board set two meetings with citizens on Jan. 21 and Feb. 19 at p.m. in the Educational Service Center, 346 Second avenue SW board room. The meeting is open to thi public. Any citizens interests in. meeting informally with thi board are invited. Those inter A survey is not needed to de- ested may contact a schoo termine voter attitudes, Lipsky board member. The Cedar Kapids Gazette: Tuca., December 17, 1914 Education Aid Reduction Seen "It has been our policy to pur- ue parental liability in the said Wicdcrsbcrg. "We lavo been pursuing cases where hildren were apprehended. We may be having difficulty in the uture and we're asking to refer uses to the school district at- orney if parents fail to cooper- ate." Four Cedar Rapids Communi- y schools have' been damaged )y vandals recently. Truman >chool sustained an estimated damage when reslroom ixtures were broken' and paint vas poured over machinery. Adams and Coolidge schools each sustained minor damages ast week. Franklin junior high school also was damaged re- cently. A youngster has been arrested for the Franklin damage, Wie- dersberg said. Parents will be held liable for school vandalism, he said, even n cases where no arrests are made. That is the practice now in cases ,where windows are bro- ken maliciously, for example, if studenls are caught doing it. By Judy Daubcnmlw Federal aid lo education re- ceived by Linn county schools is expected to bo by assistant, told the Cedar Kapide percent as a result of changes in the Elementary and Second- Citizen Unit To Study C. R. School Needs line citizens were appointed a committee to study school uilding needs in light of declin- enrollment in the Cedar apids Community School dis- ict Monday by the school iard. The Citizens Space Utilization udy committee will have the sponsibility of studying the hool district needs regarding uilding facilities and develop- possible alternatives for xt fall and the more long- Community school board Mon- day afternoon, that the so-called Orshansky formula allocates Anti-Makarios, Riot on Cyprus EPISKOPI BASE, Cyprus (AP) Rioting Turkish Cypriot refugees forced Archbishop Ma- karios to retreat hastily Tues- day when, he attempted to vlsil their camps at this British base. Eight Greek Cypriot body- guards fingering the triggers of then: sub-machine guns sur rounded the presidential limou sine as the rioters hurled abuse at the archbishop. 20 YEARS AGO Blaul's Sons Co. The John of Cedar Rapids, believed to be the oldes wholesale grocery firm in the state, was sold to Nash-Finc! Co. arent-Teacher-Student Assn. luncil. Pressures of a tight genera! nd budget, the declining cn- llment and changing program eeds make the review neces- ary, Moore said. A preliminary eport is expected in March. Committee members are Rob rt ,Weinhardt, chairman, 203' .linden drive SE; Marie Clancy 50 Thompson drive SE; Alice avidson, 3700 Terrace hill WE huck Davisson, 1726 Seventh venue SE; Jack llten, 142 unrise drive NW; Ann Swaney 040 Glenway drive SE; Don andercook, 2440 Williams bou evard SW; Shirley Wells, 122 wentieth street SW, and Mar in Zitek, 2418 Victoria driv W. 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Implementation of the new trict's regular program, Schulz programs "is in the financial more federal aid to urban areas. and not as' federal proj- nge future. President Ron Moore said ach individual on the commit e was nominated by a board and less to states like Iowa for ESEA Title 1 projects. The district received in federal aid this year. White said the legislation also extended the authority to carry ver into another fiscal year ederal funds appropriated the receding year. If the district has a surplus of ederal funds, as hoped, at the nd of the current fiscal year. Vhite said those funds could be arried forward to help reduce le drop in federal funds nexi car. Another provision in the law Hows additional aid for chil- ren living in government-sub- idized housing. The district wil ry to determine how many stu ents live in government-sub- idized 'housing. A minimum of 400 students ember or the president of the must be found in order for the istrict to qualify for the add! ional aid. White also reported that othe: unding can be found for th district's early childhood educa ion program, now operate" with federal aid. A change in the state founds ion formula gives Ischool dis tricts state aid for childre enrolled in pre-school programs according to Richard Schulz administrative assistant for in structional services. Schulz recommended, and th raard approved, starting thre additional early childhood edu- cation centers under the Title I program. The programs must be started in January in order for the students enrolled in them to be cts. The new programs artcd at Fillmore, Harrison, nd Van Buren elementary chools at a cost of and best interests of the school dis- Schttlz said, since the be programs are expected to bring ill accommodate a total of 48 applied hildren. in more slate aid and tax dol- lars than they cost. 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