Forum focuses on education funding
April 26, 2002
Kathie Newell breathed a sigh of relief as the crowd of more than 100 responded just as she had hoped.
A Havre school board member, she told the audience to pretend they were dead and could invite three nonfamily members to a heavenly party.
"How many of you would invite a dentist?" Newell asked.
No one raised their hand.
"A software engineer?" she asked.
Again, no one.
"How about a teacher?" Newell said with a smile.
More than half the hands shot up.
Newell was one of five panelists to speak Thursday night at a Stand Up For Education forum at Havre Middle School to discuss solutions to fun...