Sports Spotlight: NFC’s Trey Fisher

Sports Spotlight: NFC’s Trey Fisher

Naturally, you would assume that someone like North Florida Christian quarterback Trey Fisher, who’s father is one of the best coaches in all of college football, would leave his fate up to nepotism. If you didn’t know him, you’d figure he would coast throughout life while lazily siphoning clout, accolades and success from his last […]

Lawmakers Pass Controversial Education Bill

Lawmakers Pass Controversial Education Bill

More sweeping changes are headed toward Florida’s public schools, including the use of sales-tax credits to help students attend private schools. In a 20-17 vote Monday, the Senate backed a bill (HB 7055) that has been a top priority of House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’ Lakes, and includes dozens of changes for the state’s […]

Leon Schools Graduation Rate Falls 3.7%, Ranks 7th in State

Leon Schools Graduation Rate Falls 3.7%, Ranks 7th in State

On January 10th, the Florida Department of Education released graduation data that shows, after years of increases, the graduation rates for Leon schools fell 3.7% in 2016-17. The graduation rate fell to 88.6% from 92.3% in 2015-16. Florida’s statewide graduation rates rose to 82.3 percent, an increase of 1.6 percentage points over last year. Last […]