Havre school board looking at letting younger children in kindergarten


Last updated 11/13/2019 at 1:20pm

Havre Daily News/Jack Lambert

Fifth grader Kaylee Rider, 10, gets up in front of the Havre School Board Tuesday to tell them she feels very prepared for middle school thanks to her experience at Sunnyside Intermediate School during the Havre School Board meeting in the Havre Middle School Assembly.

The Havre Public School Board voted to approve a number of policies introduced by Havre Public Schools District Superintendent Andy Carlson on first reading during its monthly meeting Tuesday.

"This paves the way for us to potentially address several of our ongoing (targets) at Havre High," Carlson said, saying it could allow students in high-risk groups to start earlier and increase their chance of graduation.

The policies are not in force until they are approved on a second reading, planned at the next school board meeting

Carlson said in an interview after the meeting that two of the...

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