Lawrence Public Schools

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State Unveils Plan To Fix Lawrence Schools

The turnaround plan, expected to take five to seven years, includes more instruction time, expanding arts and intramural sports programs and an overhaul of programs for students not proficient in English.


Wilfredo Laboy

Trial Begins For Ex-Lawrence Superintendent Accused Of Fraud

Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of former Lawrence school superintendent Wilfredo Laboy, who allegedly used school property and personnel for personal use.


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State Official Temporarily Takes Charge Of Lawrence Schools

State Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester plans to temporarily take charge of the Lawrence public schools on Jan. 1.