Curriculum changes proposed for middle school, junior high

Friday, September 25, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 9:45 a.m. CDT, Thursday, October 22, 2009

COLUMBIA — A separate health class addressing subjects such as nutrition, substance abuse, mental and emotional health, human sexuality, and diseases would be added for sixth- through eighth-graders under a proposal discussed Thursday by the Columbia School Board.