SASB meeting

The Shamokin Area School Board conducts business at a meeting last year.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area School Board President Brian Persing has apologized for a remark he made at Tuesday night’s school board meeting while criticizing comments made on Facebook regarding the district’s concern for the safety of its students.

In response to critical comments made on Facebook about the school board regarding COVID-19 issues in the district, Persing stated, “What do they think we are — retards or idiots?”

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