Cody Loganbill, 6, walks toward his school bus in rural Douglas County on Wednesday, August 11, 2010. It was the first day of school for Loganbill and other elementary school students in Lawrence.
Ginger Tashuda snaps a cell phone photo of her son, 6-year-old Anthony Webb, before he heads into New York School for his first day of class on Wednesday, August 11, 2010.
Principal Nancy DeGarmo greets students on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at New York School. Wednesday was the first day of classes for elementary schools in Lawrence.
Para educator Stephanie Manley talks to a group of second graders at New York School on August 11, 2010.