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Staff Ed: FACS classes needed in middle schools

Skills like baking, cooking and other aspects of the kitchen are among some of the most important parts of a FACS class. In recent years, the amount of classes offered to students has dwindled.

Mairin Torgerson, Photographer

February 21, 2020

Over the past few decades, the number of middle school students who have taken a FACS, (family and consumer science) class has dwindled. In many schools across the nation, it is no longer a required course, or even offered as an elective. FACS classes deal with life skills such as nutrition, food...

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