Florida Commission on Human Relations finds “Unlawful Practice” with Termination of Leon School Board Director of Maintenance

Florida Commission on Human Relations finds “Unlawful Practice” with Termination of Leon School Board Director of Maintenance

An investigation by the Florida Commission on Human Relations into the termination of Stephen Shelton by the School Board of Leon County concluded that the School Board’s “stated legitimate, nondiscriminatory reasons for its employment decision are pretextual. Therefore, the charge of unlawful age discrimination is found to meritorious.” Pretextual generally refers to a reason for […]

Leon School Board Proposes Policy Addressing Improper Relationships

Leon School Board Proposes Policy Addressing Improper Relationships

Less than a month after Tallahassee Reports broke a story about an improper relationship between a principal and a married teacher, the Leon County School Board will consider adopting rules that make such a relationship against school policy. The proposed policy states that “consensual/intimate relationships between employees in supervisor-subordinate roles increase the likelihood of sexual […]

Ricky Carmichael has a Special Request to All Kids Returning to School

Ricky Carmichael has a Special Request to All Kids Returning to School

Former motocross racer and Tallahassee resident Ricky Carmichael posted a special request to all kids returning to school tomorrow. On his Instagram account Carmichael wrote: I’ve been posting this for a few years now and I hope it’s helping make a difference. School starts here in Tallahassee tomorrow so I wanted to send this reminder […]