Leon County 2018 Crime Rate Down, Still Leads Florida

Leon County 2018 Crime Rate Down, Still Leads Florida

Despite a decrease, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement released data for 2018 that shows Leon County leads the state of Florida in crime rate for the fifth year in a row. The crime rate per 100,000 residents in Leon county decreased by 7.2% over 2017 numbers. The table below shows that the violent crime […]

LCS Announces Personnel Changes, Instructional Resignations Increase

LCS Announces Personnel Changes, Instructional Resignations Increase

At the last Leon County School Board meeting on June 19th, personnel decisions were announced for the upcoming school year. The personnel decisions were included in a 176 page document which addressed teacher, principal, assistant principal, and administrative appointments. Also included in the personnel decisions was a list of instructional resignations, which totaled 110. Based […]

Fairview Leads District in Middle School Suspensions

Fairview Leads District in Middle School Suspensions

A review of out of school suspensions (OSS) for Leon County middle schools during the 2017-2018 school year shows that Fairview Middle School leads the group with 194 suspensions. Fairview is followed by Nims (166) and Griffin (136). TR has previously reported on high school suspension data. The data, provided below, indicates that during 2017-2018 […]