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  • Superintendent to Transfer to Chief Operations Officer Role

    The Lawrence Board of Education announces plans for Superintendent Kyle Hayden to transfer to the role of chief operations officer at the end of the school year, July 1, 2017.

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

    The Lawrence School Bond Election passed by a 74.5% margin. Thank you, USD 497 voters, for putting students first!

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    Community Conversation about Racial Equity 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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    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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    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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    Your Voice & Your Vote Matter

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

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