Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor on AP Black History Course: ” I Think it’s Trash.”

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor on AP Black History Course: ” I Think it’s Trash.”

This past week Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor did not mince words when he addressed the recent controversy over the Florida Department of Education denied approval of an AP African American history course. During the closing minutes of the January 24th Leon County Commission meeting, Proctor addressed the course and said “I think it’s trash.” […]

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs: January 24, 2022

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs: January 24, 2022

Below are the news briefs from the Leon County Commission meeting that took place on January 24, 2022.__ The county approved Agenda Item 19 which gave the board direction to further seek out a resolution to issues facing many school bus stops in unincorporated Leon County. Chairman Nick Maddox took the time to note that […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Friday, Jan. 27

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Friday, Jan. 27

LOCAL NEWS The clash between Governor Ron DeSantis and the defenders of an Advanced Placement African American Studies course ratcheted up another notch on Wednesday. The famed attorney Ben Crump says he plans to bring a class-action lawsuit against the state if it doesn’t reverse its decision. A grand jury has found the officers involved […]

Vouchers Expansion Takes First Step

Vouchers Expansion Takes First Step

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A proposal that would massively expand eligibility for school vouchers began moving forward Thursday in the Florida House, with the Republican sponsor touting it as a way to provide “customized” education and Democrats questioning its lack of income requirements. The House Choice & Innovation Subcommittee […]

The E-mail that Launched the Hanna Investigation

The E-mail that Launched the Hanna Investigation

On August 8, 2022 Superintendent Hanna sent an e-mail to all LCS teachers under the subject “Wishing you well in the year to come!” According to reports, the content of the e-mail is the basis for the the Florida Department of Education investigation of Hanna. The e-mail, provided below, included statements which appear to encourage […]

BREAKING: Leon County School Board Member Alva Swafford Smith Releases Statement on Hanna Investigation

BREAKING: Leon County School Board Member Alva Swafford Smith Releases Statement on Hanna Investigation

In response to the investigation into Superintendent Rocky Hanna by the Florida Department of Education, Leon County School Board member Alva Swafford Smith provided the following statement: “Our Superintendents political diatribes and combativeness with the Governor have done nothing but reflect poorly on our district. Regardless of differences, our focus must remain on the education […]

Josh Johnson to Appear on The Steve Stewart Show

Josh Johnson to Appear on The Steve Stewart Show

Josh Johnson, former Leon County Commission candidate and current teacher at Godby High School, will appear on The Steve Stewart Show today at 12:15 p.m. to discuss the controversy related to the AP African American Studies course. Saying that the African-American studies course “lacks educational value,” Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration is defending its rejection of […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Thursday, Jan. 26

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Thursday, Jan. 26

LOCAL NEWS Josh Johnson, former Leon County Commission candidate and current teacher at Godby High School, will appear on The Steve Stewart Show today at 12:15 p.m. to discuss the controversy related to the AP African American Studies course. Get the details. Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna is under investigation for what the state […]