Leon 2019 FSA Scores Released by FDOE

Leon 2019 FSA Scores Released by FDOE

On Friday, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) released the 2019 FSA test results. Based on the data, Leon County School district increased proficiency in 5 of 12 categories highlighted by the Florida Department of Education when compared to 2018 scores. In all 12 categories, the LCS district outperformed the state-wide averages. The scores range […]

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 […]

Gillum CRA Vote Tied to $320,000 Loan to Sharon Lettman-Hicks, Gillum Employer

Gillum CRA Vote Tied to $320,000 Loan to Sharon Lettman-Hicks, Gillum Employer

While mayor of Tallahassee and a Florida gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum was the deciding vote as a member of the Tallahassee Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) to award $281,760 to the Frenchtown Redevelopment Partners, LLC, a company that included Harold Knowles and Keith Bowers as “Officers/Directors” in filings with the state of Florida. Five months before […]

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