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 […]

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 […]

RAA Teacher Facing Criticism Over Discussing a White Supremacy Theory in Language Arts Class

RAA Teacher Facing Criticism Over Discussing a White Supremacy Theory in Language Arts Class

A RAA middle school language arts teacher is facing criticism over an article distributed in her class about a controversial white supremacy theory. Several sources also said the teacher told her students they were welcome to come to her classroom if they chose to walk out of a class showing the inauguration of Donald Trump […]

Stewart’s Blog: We Should Not Let Elected Officials Forget Campaign Promises

Stewart’s Blog: We Should Not Let Elected Officials Forget Campaign Promises

Often times campaign promises are vague, emotional words devised by a crafty politician to gain favor with voters. After elections, losers disappear and the winners -along with most voters – forget the campaign promises rather quickly. However, sometimes promises are clear, verifiable, and have consequences when broken. One of the most famous campaign promises was […]

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