Lawler Placed On Leave By Board

Press release from Assistant Superintendent Mike Henry – At the Ava R-I School Board meeting held on Thursday, September 15, the Board of Education voted to place Dr. Lawler on a paid leave of absence. The Board’s action was taken to refocus the School District on the education of its students. At present, the length of the leave has not been determined, but this time will provide the Board with the opportunity to assess the educational leadership currently in place. As the School Board moves forward with its review, additional information will be shared with the community