LSR7 Board of Education reconsiders earlier decision, votes to contract with Educational Equity Consultants

In a reversal of a decision made in May, the Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education voted in special session Wednesday evening to enter into a contract with Educational Equity Consultants.

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Ugly e-mails, Sheriff’s Tweets, superintendent protection

When you factor in threatening behavior, law enforcement and the politicization of our district issues, we collectively must say — or rather shout — “enough!”

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The fighting has been in public, why not let us in on the plans to make up?

The teachers, the community, the entire Kansas City metro area sat and waited all day June 4 for word from the Stansberry Leadership Center. All. Day.

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A little district housecleaning as we head into summer

As the barrage of unsavory press continues to unravel in our school district, it’s probably time we tie up a few loose ends as we head into the summer break.

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Board meeting debacle a hard, unnecessary lesson

The single agenda item for the May 22 Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education Work Session was simple and innocuous enough: “Board discussion on equity plan and moving forward.”

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UCM nursing program seeing success with 100 percent placement of graduates

Graduates from the University of Central Missouri School of Nursing are making a positive impact throughout the region by providing quality healthcare in a wide variety of areas. Placement rates for UCM nursing students is 100 percent with graduates well prepared to enter the demanding, yet rewarding field of nursing.

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niversity of Central Missouri working with students from Lee’s Summit R-7 School District to present sessions at 2019 Microsoft DigiGirlz Day

A total of six Lee’s Summit R-7 School District students, working with the University of Central Missouri Gigabit Lab, will assist with Internet of Things presentations at the 2019 Microsoft DigiGirlz Day. The April 11 international event is designed to provide teenage girls with a better understanding of technology career opportunities.

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UCM Lee’s Summit to present STEAM summer camp for kids

The University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit will present an engaging and educational summer camp focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. STEAM Course is a week-long adventure for students from kindergarten through third grade.

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