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The Lawrence school board on Monday approved a list of alterations to high school courses offered in the district during the 2023-24 year and heard an update on district curriculum goals.
The Lawrence school board on Monday will consider approving the district’s proposal to add, remove or change high school courses. No presentation materials or specific course changes were provided in the meeting agenda as of Sunday afternoon.
After what critics call decades of underfunding, mental health reform is underway in Kansas. Here’s a Q&A on what it means for Bert Nash and its clients.
Lawrence city Commission
A work group is recommending that Lawrence’s Community Police Review Board should have more oversight of complaints against the police department.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday voted down a plan to seek federal funding for a project that aimed to close a portion of the Lawrence Loop downtown and build a new bridge across the Kansas River.
Douglas County Commission
Controversy in Pottawatomie and Douglas counties about expansion of county commissions to 5 members surfaced Monday with a Kansas House committee backing a bill mandating new seats be filled at the next general election.
The Douglas County Commission on Wednesday voted 2-1 against the next step in a plan for the New Boston Crossings development south of Lawrence. However, the denial won’t likely have much of an impact on the project overall.