CRA Personnel Expenses Increases 66% Over Four Years

CRA Personnel Expenses Increases 66% Over Four Years

The closeout of the 2017 budget for the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) shows that personnel expenses have increased approximately 66% over the last four years. During this period personnel expenses increased from $330,286 in 2013 to $547,872 in 2017. The growth in CRA personnel expenses is approximately nine times the growth rate of personnel expenses […]

School Board Officials Respond to Graduation Rate Drop

School Board Officials Respond to Graduation Rate Drop

Officials at the Leon County School Board have responded to a Tallahassee Reports story published about a decline in high school graduation rates. The report, based on information released earlier this month by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), showed that high school graduation rates in Leon County dropped by 3.7% for 2016-17. Gillian Gregory, Assistant […]

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 […]

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