FAMU Secures $13.7 Million in Performance-Based Funding from Board of Governors

FAMU Secures $13.7 Million in Performance-Based Funding from Board of Governors

By Veronique George, FAMU News Florida A&M University (FAMU) will receive $13.7 million in new funding for the 2019-2020 fiscal year as part of the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) Performance-Based Funding allocation.   During this week’s Board meeting in Tampa, Fla., FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., and other State University System presidents presented their annual Accountability Plans, which describe short- and long-term goals for each institution. Today, the BOG approved FAMU’s 2019 Accountability Plan, which outlines aggressive strategies and […]

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 […]