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By Jana Peterson
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Middle school to continue life skills classes


April 26, 2019

Cloquet school board members voted unanimously for life skills over computer programming during their regular meeting Monday.

At issue was a proposal by Cloquet Middle School principal Tom Brenner to replace the eighth-grade Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) coursework with computer programming. Brenner explained that with longtime FCS teacher Mary Jane Lundberg retiring, he wanted to make some changes before they hired a new teacher or teachers.

He proposed keeping the seventh-grade cooking portion of the FCS curriculum, but getting rid of the eighth-grade sewing/clothing care/consumerism...

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