Wednesday, September 10, 1980

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 10, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Wednesday 1 Taylor Communications 25 cents September Microfilm Box 45436 Dallas Tx Zcitung 56 24 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 New Taxat Land sale to have impact on city growth By ROBERT JOHNSON News editor No one is quite sure yet what will go on the even the people who own whatever its bound to have an im pact on the growth of New The property in question was once a part of the holdings of retired rancher and civic leader Rochette When Coreth died last a portion of his land had to be sold to pay the estate That which was cut into three tracts for now belongs to three owners or groups of All three are still trying to decide what to do with their new they Coreths property and the Dean Word property next door formed a missing link along Loop 337 near Highway 46 Development leapfrogs across that gap toward the in tersection of FM 1863 and Highway where there has been heavy There was a good reason for that Coreths son Franz He characterized his father as an oldfashioned rancher who really didnt want to rid of his who died in tfite Eden Home for the Aged at the age of vitas very ill for most of the last 10 years of his Franz Coreth As a the land ciopdnt be He wasnt in any legal condition to do his son Nobody could do anything because he was f Coreths will the saJe of a portion of his land as Mission Hills Place to pay estate Three tracts covering around 415 acfes of his more than spread were put on the block as a Tract one covered acres on the nor theast side of Highway fronting on both 46 and Loop Located across the street from Bob Flumes Oak Country Village tract two covers on the southeast side of North Walnut Avenue between the loop and Canyon Tract three is directly across Walnut ad jacent to the Unicorn It is the smallest of the covering The sale of all three has been and none went for a bargain basement judging from the interest shown in the tracts and from the minimum bids listed in an ad vertisement promoting the The minimum bid on the large tract was which translates to per Tract twos minimum was or a per acre price of almost Tract three wasnt much cheaper the minimum bid was or an Reno attorney for the Coreth See LAND Page CISD trust on grading hot debat By WANDA LASATER Staff writer Although the discussion was about the grading system at Comal Independent School the agrument was about individualized versus stan dardized Trustees were asked to approve a grading and reporting system which is more specific than that used last After considering deleting part of the system and even delaying the trustees finally approved a method of grading to use both letter grades based on numerical equivalents along with the exponent numbers to indicate gradelevel But trustee Carey McWilliams seemed to think it did not go far After a split vote defeated a motion by trustee Leroy Goodson to approve the new it was brought up that teachers have to know how to grade their students and cannot wait almost another month until the next board meeting which is also about the time the first report cards will be going home to Discussion was raised on exactly what was wrong with the system and some trustees seemed to think it was the indication of at or below gradelevel A teacher in the audience Its important to remember that it is important for a child to suc is the goal of individualized But that gives a false sense of coun tered one Its not the duty of the school or the teacher to come to The whole idea of a reporting system is for the school to communicate to the parents and then its up to the parents to respond or William former board member William parent and former board pointed Its up to me as a concerned parent to find out exactly what gradelevel my child is working Its not the duty of the school or the teacher to come to The whole idea of a reporting system is for the school to communicate to the parents and then its up to the parents to respond or he which received applause from the assorted teachers and some parents in the James Richardson This may not be a problem of High school grades different than middle middle school grades different than elementary school and elementary school grades different than A high school chemistry teacher teaches chemistry and an elementary teacher teaches After discussion seemed to be going in circles covering the same a motion to delete the exponent system was raised by trustee Milton But before a vote could be Richardson and Assistant Jim Russell said such a move would change the entire philosophy of the school district by taking it from individualized instruction and grading to comparing students against each Richardson added that the goal the board charged the commmittee to strive toward earlier this summer was to get more specific Id like to point out that the board has been saying that you want more if you approve this removing the exponents to indicate at or below grade level work then you are removing all said Are we dropping in dividualized education The committee looked at this a long time and we finally added more symbols at the elementary and middle schoollevel so I feel we are moving in the the job better than in the past two superintendent A parent and committee member in the audience As a group we felt this would be better than what we have And as a parent I might say that I was disappointed in the parent Only three or four of the 12 parents invited even came to the three Before the motion to remove the exponent system could come to a trustee Leroy Goodson amended the motion to effectively change it to ap proval of the grading system recommended by the Both the amendment and grading system were finally approved without a dissenting Workers are busy laying rocks along the Comal River behind Wursthalle as part of Wurstfests beautification project Staff photos by John Senter Inside PUBLIC For Carter says no to debates format By ASSOCIATED PRESS As of the presidential debates of 1980 will not include the As of Republican nominee Ronald Reagan will appear in the debates along with independent can didate John But he will not be in any separate debate with President which is what Carter insists on before hell take part in a threeway no matter how it stands it could all There are hints at further and either Reagan or the debate sponsors could change the First of the League of Women sponsor of the has invited representatives of the three candidates to meet today to discuss groundrules for its first ten tatively scheduled 21 in The basic shape of the debates took form Tuesday as the league announced that Anderson in its clearly demonstrated voter interest and as indicated in a niunber of nationwide public opinion it invited Anderson to the first debate and of ac I eagerly look forward to the opportunity to meet my two opponents facetoface and discuss the major issues of the election before the American he But Robert Carters cam paign had other ideas about that first regarded as most important because it draws the biggest television Strauss said the president was sticking by his demand that he must first debate Reagan headtohead before taking part in a threeman Reagan insisted Anderson be included in any That left the presidential debate sans president as the big political news of the and the networks deciding what they should do with the first Only CBS said for sure it would broadcast the debate