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Placenta Used To Teach 5th Graders At Longmont, CO Middle School; Parents Not Notified

Placenta

First Posted: 05/24/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:55 PM ET

CBS4 Denver:

The St. Vrain Valley School District says it was an "oversight" not to let parents of 5th graders at Alpine Elementary School know in advance that a human placenta was being brought to class as a teaching tool.

"Unfortunately that presentation did not quite follow district protocol," said district spokesperson John Poynton. "They (the parents) had a right to know in advance and for that we regret that they were not told in advance."

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