Gianforte visiting Sunnyside school in Havre Thursday
Last updated 4/26/2022 at 11:10am
Gov. Greg Gianforte will be in Havre Thursday at Sunnyside Intermediate Schools visiting Havre Public Schools faculty, administration and school board members.
Superintendent Craig Mueller said the focus of the visit is on the impacts of a bill passed in the 2021 Legislature intended to increase the pay rate for starting teachers.
The bill, House Bill 143 sponsored by Rep. Llew Jones, R-Conrad, says that Montana pubic school districts have made significant progress in increasing the average pay of teachers in the last 15 years but have not made comparable progress in providing more compet...