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The Raytown School District's Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

The Raytown School District offers its deepest condolences to the family of Congressman John Lewis. As a champion for the equal protection, respect and dignity of every human being, Congressman Lewis taught us all what an unwavering belief in doing what is right and the ability to love all people can do for our society. The District will honor Congressman Lewis’ memory by holding steadfast in our mission to provide an equitable education to all students, unlocking their full potential through the power of knowledge and resources. To learn more about the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis, please visit