An upcoming conference in Lawrence and Topeka will celebrate 70 years since the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in schools was unconstitutional.
The Lawrence school district on Friday announced Waymond Ervin as the next director of secondary schools — a central administrative office position that was previously cut from the budget.
The Lawrence school district will host two open house events for community members to learn more about its planned STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math — themed middle school.
Giselle Anatol, professor of English at KU, has been named the director of the Hall Center for the Humanities, effective next week.
Jayci Roberson, principal of Woodlawn Elementary School, has been named the Lawrence school district’s next director of elementary services — an administrative position that was cut in March 2022.
The Lawrence school board on Monday approved tax breaks for a project to revamp the historic building at 900 Rhode Island St., at no cost to the district.
Kady Carson, currently the assistant principal and athletic director at Billy Mills Middle School, has been named the next principal of West Middle School.
The Lawrence school board on Monday will consider approving tax breaks for a project to revamp the historic building at 900 Rhode Island St. into a community space and restaurant.
Alejandra Campoverdi, author of ”First Gen: A Memoir,” spoke with first-generation Haskell and University of Kansas students Friday about loneliness, emotional inheritances and vulnerability.
It’s early Friday morning and eager students patiently form a line at Jessica Brown’s desk. Several want to congratulate the first grade teacher for her new award. Others want to say hi to a beloved former teacher before starting their day.
David Farve, Mississippi Choctaw and Lawrence High alum, has been named the new coordinator of Native American Student Services for the Lawrence school district.
An audit instigated because of Republican suspicion over state public universities’ equity programs found the programs used $9 million in state dollars during the 2022-2023 school year.
Lawrence High School senior Maya Smith was named the state’s top student journalist Wednesday by the Kansas Scholastic Press Association.
Rep. Bill Rhiley proposed the Kansas House pass a bill granting public school districts the opportunity to hire unlicensed chaplains to serve as trusted Biblical advisors and counselors to students, teachers and staff in school buildings.