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School board trustees approve policy changes

 

January 10, 2018



Havre school board members approved district policy changes during Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting, one of which specifies the meaning of cultural-appropriate clothing.

“The language (in the policy) gave us more guidance on what’s appropriate,” District Superintendent Andy Carlson told trustees before they voted.

The cultural-dress policy, largely aimed at accommodating Native American students, allows students to wear items like beads, or other similar culturally relevant items, on graduation caps, while also including guidelines aimed at prohibiting abuse of the policy. Exam...



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