Leon School Board Moves Forward with $50M in Renovations at Rickards, Fairview

Leon School Board Moves Forward with $50M in Renovations at Rickards, Fairview

During his campaign for Superintendent of Leon Schools, Rocky Hanna consistently opposed the proposal to build a new high school on the southside of the district. Instead, Hanna argued it was more prudent to invest funds in renovating Rickards High School and Fairview Middle School. Now, as Superintendent, Hanna’s priorities are being implemented. At the […]

School Board Term Limits Ready For House Floor

School Board Term Limits Ready For House Floor

County school-board members would face an eight-year term limit under a proposed constitutional amendment approved Thursday by the House Education Committee. In a 14-2 vote, the panel endorsed the measure (HJR 1031), sponsored by Rep. Jason Fischer, R-Jacksonville. The proposal would limit school board members, who serve four-year terms, to no more than eight consecutive […]

School Board Member Says Deerlake Teachers Fear Retaliation from Administrator Julie Lawson

School Board Member Says Deerlake Teachers Fear Retaliation from Administrator Julie Lawson

UPDATED The Leon County School Board has informed Tallahassee Reports, that after an investigation, Ms. Striplin’s complaint against Ms. Lawson was unsubstantiated. Deana McAllister, Director Labor and Employer Relations, wrote in response to Ms. Striplin’s formal complaint that ” it has been determined that your complaint is unsubstantiated and does not meet the threshold for […]