Leon County Parent Contradicts Homeschool Status of Son

Leon County Parent Contradicts Homeschool Status of Son

Discrepancies between statements from the mother of a local student murdered in Tallahassee and information provided by Leon County Schools (LCS) raises questions about how LCS accounts for students that seek to withdraw from school and the subsequent impact on graduation statistics. TR reported on March 29, 2019, that Godby High School had the highest […]

LCS Success Academy Helping Students Rebound

LCS Success Academy Helping Students Rebound

The Success Academy’s new leadership team, trained in trauma-informed care and certified in youth mental health, is helping struggling students who have fallen behind at more traditional schools catch up, fill in gaps in their education, and, well, succeed. In June, Jessica Lowe became the new principal the Success Academy At Ghazvini Learning Center, an […]

Maddox, Carter-Smith Plead Guilty

Maddox, Carter-Smith Plead Guilty

It was the guilty plea that almost wasn’t. Journalists, political hacks and interested citizens packed the Federal Courthouse in Tallahassee Tuesday morning to hear former Tallahassee mayor and City Commissioner Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith, former head of the Downtown Improvement Authority, plead guilty to charges stemming from a two-year FBI investigation into political corruption […]

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