Maize schools

Education
4:56 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Maize School District Building Searched By FBI, Two Employees Placed On Leave

Credit Maize Unified School District 266

Information is scarce as to why FBI investigators are targeting the Maize School District Educational Support Center--the district's headquarters. In a letter sent out on Tuesday, parents were told that school officials are cooperating with the investigation and that it does not involve student safety. 

“We can confirm that two district employees have been placed on administrative leave,” says Lori O’Toole Buselt, director of communications for Maize School District.

Officials for the FBI are also tight-lipped.

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Education
2:13 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Maize Schools End Random Drug Tests For Students In After-School Activities

The Maize School District has decided to stop doing random drug tests on students who participate in extra-curricular activities.

Maize's School Board recently voted to eliminate the testing after hearing reactions from school administrators and students. The suburb just west of Wichita had conducted the random tests on students from grades 7 through 12.

A spokeswoman says the district has spent almost $31,500 on the program since it began in 2007.

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