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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 20, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas July HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A Graduate rate may slip Demographer diversity to affect higher education BYKELLEY SHANNON Associated Press Writer AUSTIN AP Population gains in notably in big cities and among likely will pose greater challenges in higher education in the coming the states demographer said Of particular concern is a projected decline in the percentage of Texans who have a high school demographer Steve Murdock told the Texas Higher Education Coordinating More detailed Census Bureau figures will be released But it is estimated that Texas dropped from 39th nationally in 1990 in the per centage of adults who graduated from high school to 46th by the time the decade Murdock I want to point out theyre esti I hope theyre not said chief demographer for the Texas State Data Center at Texas Texas appears to have maintained its ranking as 23rd nationally in per centage of college he The bdckdrop for Murdocks presen tation to the higher education board is the boards Closing the Gaps plan to prepare more Texas students for col lege and to help get them Among other the board wants to close gaps in participation among income levels and add more students by Higher Education Commissioner Don Brown said the goal may have to be depending on upcoming census Population growth and increasing ethnic diversity in the state could pose unforeseen obstacles to boosting high er Murdock The gap that needs to be closed is likely to be greater than we anticipat Murdock The states population grew more than to million in up from million in with sig nificant growth among minorities in the biggest cities and along the Texas Mexico Murdock Hispanic and black populations grew faster than did the Anglo It is anticipated Texas will be less than half Anglo by Looking ahead 30 Murdock said unless there are overall improve ments in the socioeconomic achieve ment of minorities in the states labor force will be less educated in 2030 than it is A correlation has been shown between household income and a stu dents score on the college entrance exam the or Scholastic Aptitude We know that the higher levels of education are tied to higher levels of Murdock Other factors affecting higher edu cation are changes in types of house holds in Texas and the aging of the Murdock More university students will come from minority households where par ents may have less money to help pay for college Murdock As the population Murdock more public emphasis may be placed on issues affecting the elderly and less on those of college age resi unions sue to keep documents secret Bush finds selling vague missile plan tough England AP President Bush said Thurs day he is having a hard time selling a missile defense plan to skeptical allies in Europe because he has only vague notions about what it would Bush also bristled at criticism of his climate change Our strategy must make sure working people in Amer ica are not thrown out of Bush said at a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Tony Their the second of Bushs under scored how much divides the United States and its closest Though the two leaders papered over their differ the session at the prime ministers 436yearold retreat served as a preview of thorny issues awaiting Bush when he travels Friday to for a threeday summit of the worlds wealth iest plus His fellow leaders plan to challenge Bushs positions on missile global warm genetically produced food and other With Blair at his Bush said the landmark 1972 CASTILLO Maria Castillo of New Braunfels passed away July at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio at the age of A Rosary will be recited at 7 July 20 at Zoeller Funeral Visi tation began at 6 Thurs day and will continue until Saturday when the procession will depart the funeral home for a 2 Mass at Holy Family Catholic Entomb ment will follow in Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery Zoeller Funeral Home GLENEWINKEL Kermit Baba Gle newinkel passed away on July at Eden at the age of 86 Glenewinkel was preceded in death by his Lillian five sisters and five He is survived by his daughter and sonin Fritzie and Gene Richter of New Braunfels grandsons Russell and Jill Richter of New Braunfels and Ryan and Robin Richter of Texas two greatgrandchil Rayder Wade and Alar ie Rose stepgreatgrand children Kullen and Kyla Moeller and other Gene Glenewinkel of Califor Visitation will begin at 11 Friday at Zoeller Funer al Home and will continue until service time on Satur Services will be at 10 Saturday at Zoeller Funeral Home with inter ment to follow in Guadalupe Valley Memorial The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to Hospice New Eden or to Paul Lutheran Zoeller Funeral Home Need a new water softener Hitiltiitp Its in the details Tired of bad high WUs and equipment breakdowns on your water softener Switch r to Tap into over 65 years of clean evcreii water expertise and say lUIMLjnCflimcni or 31 cm Hey Culligan Man CULLIGAN OF SEGUIN 8303036426 ontiwn Antiballistic Missile Treaty forbids the United States from even testing a potential system let alone settling on a shield and deploying Therein lies part of the dilemma for the prime min He What do you want me to support What are you proposing Bush offering an unusually candid assessment of one allys doubts about his missile system Its hard for any country to commit to vague Bush Tens of thousands of pro testers were expected in the Italian port city for the latest international gathering of demonstrators loosely grouped under the banner of the antiglobalization move In a direct challenge to pro who White House aides fear will overshadow the Bush For those who want to shut down I say to them as clear ly as I can Youre hurting poor For those who want to use this opportunity to say the world should become theyre condemning those who are poor to WASHINGTON AP Documents that the Democ ratic Party and unions have sued to keep secret reveal a campaign strategy in which labor and party officials served sidebyside on com mittees that directed the Democrats election activities in each While labors support of Democrats is well the documents show labor lead ers veto power over Democratic Party plans in 1996 by virtue of their large donations and seats on the steeling committees in each When the DNC and its National partners including the AFLCIO and the NBA National Education Associ ation agree oh the contents of a each national part ner will give their commitment to the an internal DNC memo titled Rules of Engagement Lawrence the nations former top election told The Associated Press on Thursday he was surprised by the degree of control unions held over Democratic Noble headed the investigation into GOP charges of illegal coor dination between the unions and The AFLCIO donated million in At the request of the Demo cratic Party and labor a federal judge has forbidden the Federal Election Com mission from releasing the documents it gathered dur ing its fouryear AP obtained the documents from officials involved in var ious federal investigations of unions and from groups that got some documents when they were briefly released by the FEC this then abruptly pulled from public display under threat of liti The documents detail extensive discussions between labor and party leaders on how to register and influence voters to support Democrats and show where unions in some instances drew their to accomplish the In one a New York hospital workers Local spent from its strike defense fund for a million effort called the 96 Project aimed at holding con gressional Republicans accountable for their support of Newt Gingrichs Contract with the records I 3 I fiZ V If f Levy described as upbeat before disa WASHINTGON AP One of the last people to see Chandra Levy before she dis appeared said Thursday the young woman was upbeat and gave every indication she was returning to her family in She was not She was very much the same person I said the who works in the member ship department of the health club where Levy worked The man dis cussed his final encounter with Levy on ABCs Good Morning America on condi tion he not be identified by a 24yearold former federal visited the health club on the evening of April 30 to cancel her mem bership and has not been seen authorities She spent considerable time the following day using the computer in her The man at the health club said Levy came to see him and Im not going to use my Im going He said he told Levy she could transfer her member ship to a club in her home town of He said he and Levy talked I saw her almost every he She worked out every She was very We talked She was very very Police officers and recruits spent another day searching for Levy on Wednesday and planned more searches Investigators also contin ued to pore over a lie detector test taken by Gary Con who has told police he and Levy were according to a police Abbe Condits arranged the NEW BRAUNFELS 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