Pa. district to increase focus on literacy in middle schools

06/25/2013 | Centre Daily Times (State College, Pa.)

Family and consumer science courses in one Pennsylvania school district will be limited to sixth-grade students going forward in order to make room for an academic literacy course. In a recent decision, the State College school board voted to swap the courses to include more instruction in reading, writing and oral communications. After the decision, officials said they will work to include family and consumer science concepts in other parts of the curriculum.

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