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 […]

Leon School Board to Consider Settlement Agreement with Woody Hildebrandt

Leon School Board to Consider Settlement Agreement with Woody Hildebrandt

Tonight the Leon County School Board is scheduled to vote on a settlement agreement between the Leon County School Board and former employee Woody Hildebrandt. The agreement can be viewed here. A review of the agreement shows that the Leon County School Board will pay Woody Hildebrandt $55,000 in accrued sick leave, will not provide […]

UPDATED: Pool Party Canceled at Old School

UPDATED: Pool Party Canceled at Old School

UPDATED Tallahassee Reports has been informed by Randall Mills, a representative of the Old School, that the party scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. Old School released a statement which reads: “There are no events tonight at Old School. A third party promoter violated our terms and conditions and we were forced to cancel the […]

Since Recession, Leon Teacher Salaries Lose Ground to State Average, But More Teachers Were Retained

Since Recession, Leon Teacher Salaries Lose Ground to State Average, But More Teachers Were Retained

Since the Great Recession, Florida Department of Education data shows that K-12 Leon County teacher salaries have lost ground to average salaries state-wide. However, during the same period, Leon County was able to retain teachers at a higher rate when compared to state of Florida trends. The graph below shows the annual comparison of the […]