Letter to the Times: How to propel the city of Lawrence on a downward spiral

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Want to propel the city of Lawrence on a downward spiral?

Close schools, increase class sizes, decrease teacher and staff salaries and benefits, and harm teacher and student morale. Make Lawrence a very unattractive place for growth! 

De Soto, Eudora, Mill Valley and other localities will welcome a larger tax base as we race to the bottom.  

— Tim Kelly, Lawrence

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Clay Wirestone: I knew Kansas officials would overstep after Marion raid. I didn’t expect it to be in Lawrence. (Column)

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”The fiasco in Marion generated national attention. This dustup in Douglas County will likely fly under the radar, given that it was conducted in the far more restrained forum of legal filings. But we should all be on notice,” Clay Wirestone writes in this Kansas Reflector column.


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