Shawnee Mission School District to reduce secondary special ed teachers’ workloads

Shawnee Mission CAA sign

It's the latest move by the district to try to address teacher workload concerns, which were a sticking point in contract negotiations two years ago. File photo.

The Shawnee Mission School District has amended a memorandum of understanding between the district and National Education Association-Shawnee Mission aimed at addressing workload concerns for secondary special education teachers.

Why it matters: It’s the latest attempt by the district to address lingering workload issues for middle and high school teachers, which was a major sticking point during contentious teacher contract negotiations two years ago.