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Left: Mike Scanlan wanted the school board to vote no on implementing the new curriculum. Right: Janice Weber, left, and Diane Leo, right, review the health and PE standards. Both spoke during public comment Sept. 19, saying that they thought the new standards are age inappropriate.

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PETERSBURG – Over 100 people attended the Upper Township Board of Education meeting Sept. 19. With retired citizens, local parents and a number of teachers present, the public expressed a variety of opinions on the implementation of a new health and physical education curriculum.  

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The school board met at the Upper Township Middle School Sept. 19, 2022. Over 100 members of the school community gathered to voice their opinion on the new state health and PE standards.

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Sarah Renninger, who covers education policy/topics, has been working in the public education system for 40 years. She lives in Court House and spends a lot of time on the beach.

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