Board turns down request for new school
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The Havre school board voted 3-2 Tuesday night to deny a request from the East End Colony that the school district open a new elementary school at the colony.
The East End Colony currently runs a private elementary school.
Joe Waldner, representing the East End Colony, presented the proposal to the trustees.
"You've denied our request to open an attendance center six or seven times, so we are now asking that you open a separate school of the district for us," he said.
Waldner quoted a section of the Montana Accreditation Standards entitled Learner Access, which addresses equal opportunity a...