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 […]

Case Against LCS Principal David Solz Dismissed by Administrative Law Judge

Case Against LCS Principal David Solz Dismissed by Administrative Law Judge

In a 30 page order dated September 21st – based on an administrative hearing held July 27th and 28th – Florida Administrative Law Judge Gary Early recommended that a complaint filed against Leon County Schools Principal David Solz be “dismissed in its entirety.” After Leon County Schools Superintendent Rocky Hanna issued Mr. Solz a letter […]

LCS Elementary Principal Sends Text “Using Offensive Language and Racial Slur” to Colleagues

LCS Elementary Principal Sends Text “Using Offensive Language and Racial Slur” to Colleagues

Tallahassee Reports has learned that Jasmine Smith, the principal of Oak Ridge Elementary School, sent an inappropriate text message during a elementary school principal meeting on August 25th. The message, which was sent to another elementary school principal, was inadvertently included in a thread with approximately 20 other LCS elementary principals. The message from Ms. […]

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