New school budget doesnt require cuts, despite special session


Havre Public Schools Board Chairman Jim Heberly said the district budget approved by the board last week didn't have any cuts, despite the reduction in state school funding approved during the legislative special session.

"We kind of prepared for these cuts coming on when we put these budgets together, so there weren't really any surprises," Heberly said today.

The board had to continue the meeting originally set to approve the budget, on Aug. 13, until Thursday to determine the effect legislative cuts would have.

After the special session, held to find ways to make up for a $56 million bud...

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