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By Tim Leeds 

Legislative budget cuts impacting Havre schools busing


August 29, 2018

Families sending children to school on Havre Public Schools’ buses today are feeling first-hand one of the impacts of cuts made in the state budget last summer and in the special legislative session last fall — student busing.

Havre Public Schools Superintendent Andy Carlson said busing for this school year had to change substantially after major cuts, including losing $50,000 in district transportation block grants.

Carlson said that with an $80,000 shortfall for transportation, the district had to make multiple changes, including in the school busing routes.

“That’s reality,”...

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