Lee's Summit school district's countersuit against Missouri AG seeks to set a precedent

Lee's Summit R-7 School District's Tony L. Stansberry Leadership Center, as photographed Dec. 30, 2022. Annelise Hanshaw/Missouri Independent The L...

January 19, 2023
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Lee's Summit R-7 School District's Tony L. Stansberry Leadership Center, as photographed Dec. 30, 2022. Annelise Hanshaw/Missouri Independent The Lee's Summit R-VII School District spent $72,824 last year fighting the Missouri Attorney General's office.It is the last district standing in an onslaught of civil suits former Attorney General Eric Schmitt brought against school districts who enforced mask mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic.Nearly all the lawsuits were dismissed, most at the request of the attorney general.

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