Lawrence Public School USD 497

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Lawrence Public School USD 497 Reviews

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    Huge Kindergarten Class Sizes

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    I have been working at Lawrence Public School USD 497

    Pros

    Excellent staff
    Wednesdays are short days in elementary buildings to allow time for PD

    Cons

    Compensation is below-average
    Principals have too much control over school decisions, not much uniformity across the district
    Class sizes in kindergarten are huge, hard to meet all needs

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    Limit class size, especially in kindergarten.

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Lawrence Public School USD 497 Interviews

Updated 24 Oct, 2014
Updated 24 Oct, 2014

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    Paraeducator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Lawrence Public School USD 497 in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied for a para position online and was notified for an interview after a couple months of having my application submitted. I was interviewed for another position than the one I had applied for. The interview was set up easily and the interview itself was easy. I was hired at the end of my interview and referred for orientation and given a start date. At orientation, my starting wage was determined based on previous teaching experience.

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    There was no room for negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.usd497.org
Headquarters Lawrence, KS
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1966
Type School / School District
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (CAD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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