Lawmakers get a closeup of Havre Public Schools students
Four area legislators are spending today visiting classes and chatting with faculty and administrators in local schools as part of a visit organized by the Havre Education Association.
"I went to this school. My kid went this school," said Rep. Bob Bergren, D-Havre, standing outside Sunnyside Intermediate School this morning after visiting two classes there.
"I think it's good to come and do these classroom-to-classroom types of activities ... to keep the faces on the numbers," Bergren said. "When we're cutting (budgets), who are we cutting and which kids are we affecting."
Sen. Ken Hansen,...