Study: Later High School Start Boosts Grades, Attendance

Study: Later High School Start Boosts Grades, Attendance

A recent two year long study done by the University of Washington shows that having later high school start-times boosts grades and attendance. And in 2014, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that middle and high schools delay their start-times to 8:30 a.m. or later. However, according to the National Center For Education Statistics, only […]

Former Chiles High School Teacher Arrested

Former Chiles High School Teacher Arrested

Former Chiles High School teacher Casey O’Brien, who resigned October 1 after being placed on administrative leave in August due to allegedly sending a student “sexually explicit messages, was booked into the Leon County Detention Center on Saturday and has since been released on bail. O’Brien, who is 33 years-old, taught Chemistry at Chiles for […]

Jackie Pons Ponders Lawsuit

Jackie Pons Ponders Lawsuit

After the US Attorney issued a statement saying the investigation into the Leon School Board and Jackie Pons had ended without charges, Pons talked to Tallahassee Democrat reporter Jeff Burlew. Burlew asked Pons what his next steps were with regards to the infamous notebook. Pons said he wants to get the truth out. “Does that […]

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