Lee’s Summit R7 School District Brings In Outside Consultants to Train Staff and Question Students on Racism in the District


Since the adoption of its new equity plan in February of 2019. Lee’s Summit R7 School District has brought in numerous outside consultants for staff training, equity audits, and changes to the curriculum. On their equity page, LSR7 states that they have now “…prioritized leading, teaching and learning through an equity lens.”

Some of the consultants brought in for DEI training like EEC4Justice state on their website that:

The National Equity Project which the District uses to cite many of its definitions on their equity site believes that:

Not only have teachers and staff been forced to participate in these DEI trainings but multiple surveys have been sent to the student body to gauge racial attitudes and the culture of the schools. One such survey includes questions like these: