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   News-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1963, Willoughby, Ohio                               Weather Mostly sunny and warm this afternoon. High, 78. Yesterday's high, 79. Low, 63. Partly cloudy and mild tonight with possible ihundershowers. Low, 63. Tomor- row, sunny and warmer. High, 85. THE NEWS-HERALD WEST LAKE COUNTY, OHIO MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 69fh Year No. 135 Saturday Evening, June 8, 1963 SEVEN CENTS KIDS GET AWAY WITH MURDER School reforms a must: teachers (Editor's Note: Hie meet- Willoaghby Eastlake teachers ai South High yes- terday was "closed" to ev- eryone bnt teachers and school board members. A News-Herald reporter got in, Jaowever, by signing in as a teacher.) By BOB WYRICK Discipline is bad and di- plomas are worthless in Wil- ksughby Eastlake Schools, worried teachers say. That's what more than 250 teachers told the School Board in a closed meeting at South High School yesterday. There are 524 teachers in the district. Here are some of the things students go practically unpunished for, they sav: "A kid called me a nsme in from of the class ar.d 1 can't get him removed." "A kid elbowed me and punched me in the face." "I have io teach a class where boys 0ass obscene photographs around to girls." "Smaller kids know f can't protect them asains- it. so they pay off 25 cer.ts a day to a of tvtrn-a2e hoods "I an v.onian teacher oreaK into tears because of tilthy cracks from a bunch of Other dishonorable men- tions included gambling, stu- dent beatings, and defiant smoking. About the principals and schools, teachers sav: '-I- Principals chanse fa-l- ing grades to passing ones without lelliag or explaining. !2> Students can graduate after failing four years of English, math, science, or any required subject. >3'- Diplomas- from North and South high .schools con't deserve recognition by col- leges. Principals refuse to back teachers on discipline Almost every charge drew a iong burst of applause and shouts of, "That happens in ray school, too." Supt. Guy F. Eberhart. school principals and other administrators were not in- vited and would have been shut cut if they'd tried to get into the meeting. Teachers asked the board to halt grade changing. They asked that principals be forced to uphold the rules of the school system. They asked that required subjects actually be required. "When a Student fails now, he still gets one credit point. He needs 17 points to gradu- ate." a teacher explains. he doesn't like English, he just cuts class and falls. He makes the other points up in shop or gym or some- thing." "I don't mean a few, but a lot of kids leave our hish schools without knowing how :o read or a teacher the board. Give us these things and we'll give you a good school system, the teachers say. Whites ure Don't buy stores integrate TUSCALOOSA, Ala, (AP) Bright yellow bar- ricades isolated the University of Alabama campus to- i day as segregationist leaders urged their followers to combat integration with dollars instead of violence. Eugene (Bull! Connor, the ant former Birmingham the color line In their rornrnissioner, called for a r j ive boycott of white merchants j Hundreds of 1 a w-eoforcemeal! Ffe> advocate racial equality oriofficerSi under orders to preventj when two Negroes jto enroll at the university put the campus off students, faculty mein-! jbers. and authorized visitors, in-j CHANGE-OVER eluding scores of newsmen. WHY DIDNT THEY TELL US SOONER Mrs. Clara Eastlake's new council clerk, gets a few pointers Teachers tell all Peril-up emotions spill through room More than 250 teachers came i to South High School for a secret i meeting with the School Board in the hot afternoon ;tc say what they honestly feel jSs wrong with the system. "It is the first -ts rnv sav  Ar.hur E- Sia.ev. 2543 Hais R-d.. c-ir.'s were or; uic vrsv :v from the beach, cams s is setback -ZT, McLaughlin and the four "'-her: ;Bosr-; members wore by many of the ihings "we heard for the first He agrees "there ;ii-e m problems within our schooi.s. And discipline is a very real, major: I foil-hue prohlrui s- I fuiicaii dlv STUDENTS WALK all o v f r rules and official, m son- VATICAN CITY f.AP) Work- .schooi.s. Thi< Ls due to large rnr-'R at Vatican City grappled to- -j.nri the family bark-  '-3.s: Did y.rr.e commcr; disease, or diet occur ..ill rerne.T.- The nrain cam'i-re. Doctors knev.- FREED SAYS Fairport Police.' Chief Mike Shoitis is bringicf en-i The epidemic of birth defecu Actors tnat :dence to the prosecutor's fall in Atianta. Ga.. torrt lonrs in the first 2S da- ;and laid 36 newborn wir.erabie pregnar.cy, often be-fore 'a proved out. said Dr. Marvin Boris. U.S. Public Health trarquilizer thaiidomide in Eu- Service epidemio'cgist. He K'J charted firuy ir.iiuT.xa anyone in tr.e :amily v.'.th anything, smalipox. i..; other. different food sources. peri'.c The defects "ere occur- he r.-jj- nn2 at a rate of 421 per 100.000 inns. The normal rate was a ixth of this, about 75 per irihs. Ocicilv. the nor.vvhite birth ansv.fr. ate v.a.s normal, with the defects ccurring in about 30 of every 100.000 births, 9 ;todav. :and laid 35 newborn pregnancy, often before a charted rfru, T, the had oo T. ri-1-- e-o i- lie The nad come irom va- the rate returned to normal. But 8-9 uauras nrougnt the de-oi u.crked with Dr_ Rjthard syr. rious u ft{ .hc bahite lhe dcttors_ ]ookj back m u toJ to niEe I0ri defect w'as 2 bai-ooning c; Blurnberg, head of pcdiancs at riid you take? fcom in various hospitals, voung deaths, want to know what M li'3- i spinal cord tissue at tne T.ie question taat ha jntcd esc- Emory University. Again nothing added up. jthe mothers didn't knew each'ghastly killer passed this way. rSPAPERf   

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