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    May 2, 2017, Lawrence School Bond Mail-Ballot Election

    As the district completes the final elementary project of the 2013 school bond issue at Pinckney, the school board turns its attention to addressing the needs of Lawrence High and the district's other middle and high school facilities through a bond election.

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    Teacher Recruitment Fair

    Join us from 3-5 p.m. on March 1, 2017, at the Lawrence College and Career Center, 2910 Haskell Ave.

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    Community Conversation Follow-up

    The Lawrence Board of Education invited the public to a Community Conversation about Racial Equity in Lawrence Public Schools on January 30, 2017. Information regarding the follow-up to that event will be available here.

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    USD 497's Equity Journey

    Through the Lawrence Board of Education's Excellence, Equity and Engagement goals, Lawrence Public Schools seek to engage the community in providing a student-centered system of support, so all students achieve, succeed and graduate future ready.

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    Summer Music Programs Enrolling Now!

    Current fourth- and fifth-graders may enroll for the summer Novice Program, while current sixth-grade band students may enroll for 7th Grade Band and/or Jazz Band summer programs.

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    ONE DREAM Martin Luther King Jr. Awards

    Congratulation to this year's MLK Award winners and special thanks to the teachers and community partners who serve on the ONE DREAM Committee for an inspiring celebration!

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    Learning Forward, Future Ready

    "Our challenge is to commit to ensuring every child is future ready,” said Superintendent Kyle Hayden. "We are preparing our students with 21st-century skills and strategies so they can compete globally."

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    School Finance Feedback

    The Lawrence Board of Education will provide the Governor and the Kansas Legislature input as they develop a new school finance formula to replace the block-grant system scheduled to expire in 2017.

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    Your Voice & Your Vote Matter

    Stay informed, share your opinions about legislation affecting public schools, and vote!

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    Let's Blend: Engaging Students Through Personalized Learning

    We're improving student engagement and achievement and extending the reach of effective teachers with blended learning.

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    Enroll Now

    New students may begin enrollment online and visit our Enrollment Center, 110 McDonald Drive, to complete the process.

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