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Cultural clothing in schools approved on first reading


December 13, 2017

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Andy Carlson

Havre school board members approved to move on and consider district policy changes during Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting, among them one that will allow students to wear cultural-appropriate clothing.

Trustees will have until the next meeting Jan. 9 to review the proposed policy changes before ultimately voting whether to make the changes official.

The cultural-dress policy, mainly aimed to accommodate Native American students, allows for those students to wear for example beads, or other similar culturally relevant items on graduation caps, while also including guidelines that wou...

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