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UDA parents confront board about transgender students

By Rob Wheary, Staff Writer • csrobwheary@gmail.com

LOYALTON — The Upper Dauphin School Board were visited by about 20 parents concerned about their children being forced to deal with transgendered students within the district.
The discussion started innocently enough during the public comment period when parent Brian McAllister, of Elizabethville, questioned superintendent Evan Williams about different policies the district has in place, such as why there is an admission charge for students at athletic events, and if staff members excluded from the random drug test policy.
“I wonder about the policy as well, since it seems that 88 to 92 percent of the students tested are males,” McAllister said.

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