TR’s Weekly Crime Tracker: October 12th-18th

TR’s Weekly Crime Tracker: October 12th-18th

Information provided by the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) shows there were 73 incidents reported during the week of October 12 – 18, 2020. The data indicates there were 50 property incidents and 23 violent incidents. A regional breakdown of the incidents – based on TPD defined quadrants – shows the Northwest quadrant of Tallahassee led […]

DeSantis Says School Closures Should Be “Off The Table”

DeSantis Says School Closures Should Be “Off The Table”

Appearing at a Jacksonville charter school, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran on Tuesday touted their efforts to reopen classrooms this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic. DeSantis said the “physical, mental and social well-being of our kids required us to provide them with the option of in-person learning.” A July reopening order issued […]

Leon County School Board Approves Teacher Raises, District Hands Out Chromebooks

Leon County School Board Approves Teacher Raises, District Hands Out Chromebooks

A salary increase has been recently approved for teachers in Leon County Public Schools. The raises will particularly affect beginning teachers, whose salaries will rise to $43,404 a year—a nearly $6000 increase. This salary increase comes after a $5.3 million allocation from the district and the state, with 80% of those funds being used to […]

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