State Audit Finds Leon County School Board Erred in Giving Teacher Bonuses

State Audit Finds Leon County School Board Erred in Giving Teacher Bonuses

Tallahassee Reports has confirmed with the Leon County School Board that a state audit has determined that approximately 20 teachers received bonuses that must be returned. The bonuses range from $5,000 -$10,000. The total amount expended by the error that occurred in 2017 was expected to be around $120,000. The bonuses were part of the […]

Hanna Not Happy with HB 7069

Hanna Not Happy with HB 7069

TALLAHASSEE — While not prepared to join other Florida school districts in a lawsuit against recently passed HB 7069, Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna is clearly frustrated with the new legislation. “The state is trying to destroy public education which is a cornerstone of our great nation. Without a productive education system, I fear […]

School Board Member Alva Striplin Becomes a Democrat

School Board Member Alva Striplin Becomes a Democrat

TALLAHASSEE— Leon County School Board member Alva Striplin said even though she recently changed her party affiliation from Republican to Democrat, nothing else has really changed. Striplin was first elected in 2014 when she was a registered Republican. She defeated Forest VanCamp, who was also a registered Republican. As she launches her re-election campaign to […]