Hill brings back proposal to change charter schools
Local districts oppose changes proposed
Last updated 3/23/2021 at 3:13pm
The legislator representing Havre is bringing back a regular entry to the Legislature, a proposal to change how charter schools operate in the state.
Rep. Ed Hill sponsored House Bill 633, which would create an independent commission that would review proposals to create charter schools. Under Hill's bill, the schools would qualify for state public funding if they met goals, but would not be regulated under the section of Montana law governing public education, Title 20.
In an email Sunday, Hill said he would respond to Havre Daily News' questions and "assumptions" once the bill is voted...