Department of Children and Families Investigating Incident Involving High School Students

Department of Children and Families Investigating Incident Involving High School Students

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is investigating an incident that occurred between students at two different Leon County high schools. The alleged incident is reported to be sexual in nature. Sources say that DCF recently approached two officials who were employed by Leon High School at the time […]

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 Member Files Complaint Against Deerlake Administrator

School Board Member Files Complaint Against Deerlake Administrator

Tallahassee Reports has confirmed that Leon County School Board Member Alva Striplin has filed a complaint against Deerlake Assistant Principal Julie Lawson. When contacted by TR,  Striplin confirmed the complaint and said that “Ms. Lawson should conduct herself in an ethical and professional manner as outlined in LCSB policies 3210 and 1210, towards all District […]

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 […]