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  • Interim Superintendent Anna Stubblefield

    District Leaders Address School Safety

    Interim Superintendent Anna Stubblefield, Lawrence Board of Education President Shannon Kimball, and Lawrence Education Association President Laurie Folsom share remarks about school safety.

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    Board Announces Selection of Dr. Anthony Lewis as Superintendent

    Lawrence Board of Education President Shannon Kimball announces the board’s selection of Dr. Anthony Lewis, an assistant superintendent in the Kansas City, Missouri school district, as Lawrence superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2018. The board voted unanimously on Monday, January 29, to approve a three-year contract with Lewis, at a salary of $215,000 for the 2018-19 school year.

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    2017-18 Excellence, Equity & Engagement Goals

    The Lawrence Board of Education seeks to engage school families and community partners around district excellence and equity goals in order to personalize learning and ensure all students achieve, succeed and graduate future ready.

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    Enroll Anytime, From Anywhere

    New students may begin 2017-18 enrollment online at any time and from any computer. Visit our Enrollment Center, 110 McDonald Drive, to complete the process. Call the Enrollment Center at 785/330-1921 or drop by between 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for assistance. (Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year will begin in mid-February.)

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    Lawrence Voters Invest in Secondary School Improvements

    Registered voters in USD 497 approved $87 million in secondary school improvements on May 2, 2017. This is where you will find information about these improvements to Lawrence High, Free State High, all four middle schools, and the College and Career Center.

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    Learning Forward, Future Ready

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

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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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