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Parent opposes HPS school attendance policy


January 23, 2017

Havre High School’s attendance policy has caused controversy for some students and parents who say the policy keeps students who are passing from graduating.  

The problem, parent Amanda Powell said, is that it’s unfair to revoke credits from students like her son Skylar Powell, for a class he is passing just because it violates the attendance policy. His passing grade indicates that her son has demonstrated a sufficient grasp of the subject, and more important, she said, Skylar’s speech class is the difference between her son graduating and not.

Skylar, and other students who said...

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