K-12 Education

Lawrence school board to hear report on student enrollment, including recent drop

The Lawrence school board will soon get a more in-depth look at the district's enrollment, which recently saw a decline amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. During its meeting on Monday, the board will receive a report from RSP & Associates, a company providing enrollment analysis to the ...

Many Lawrence parents protest for fully in-person learning amid ongoing pandemic

Many Lawrence parents convened on Monday to protest against the Lawrence school district’s ongoing method of education, calling for schools to further move back to full in-person learning. Between 40 and 50 parents and their children held signs in front of the school district’s ...

New York, Woodlawn elementary schools to begin hybrid learning Thursday

Two Lawrence elementary schools will transition to hybrid learning this week, two weeks before other buildings at that level. The Lawrence school district announced late Friday that New York and Woodlawn elementary schools would begin their hybrid learning model on Thursday, while the other 12 ...

Most Kansas counties enter red zone of state’s virus benchmarks for schools

Story updated at 2:56 p.m Tuesday WICHITA (AP) — Even as some of the state's largest school districts reopen, most Kansas counties have such a high rate of new coronavirus cases that they have moved into the red zone on a key state benchmark that suggests schools consider putting the brakes ...

Lawrence school board to consider plan to move to hybrid learning in October

Lawrence schools could soon be moving to a hybrid learning model after starting the school year with six weeks of fully remote classes. The Lawrence school board on Monday will consider a plan to move to a hybrid learning model on Oct. 19, when the district’s initial plan of fully remote ...

Lawrence school district honors 2 new teachers as outstanding educators

Two teachers who are still in the early days of their careers have been recognized as “exemplary” educators in the Lawrence school district. Earlier this week, Lawrence Superintendent Anthony Lewis announced Free State High School teacher Allyson Gilmore and Quail Run Elementary teacher ...