LCS Success Academy Helping Students Rebound

LCS Success Academy Helping Students Rebound

The Success Academy’s new leadership team, trained in trauma-informed care and certified in youth mental health, is helping struggling students who have fallen behind at more traditional schools catch up, fill in gaps in their education, and, well, succeed. In June, Jessica Lowe became the new principal the Success Academy At Ghazvini Learning Center, an […]

LCS Board Member Wants to Highlight Successful Discipline Strategies

LCS Board Member Wants to Highlight Successful Discipline Strategies

At the Monday Leon County Schools (LCS) Board Agenda Review meeting, Board member Rosanne Wood inquired about highlighting schools that have successfully implemented strategies that resulted in a decline in discipline measures like suspensions. Ms. Wood stated that her idea is to focus on praising those schools that have used innovative strategies in addressing discipline […]

Leon County School Board to Consider Revisions to Public Records Policy

Leon County School Board to Consider Revisions to Public Records Policy

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, the Leon County School (LCS) Board will consider changes to the Board’s public records policy. Per the LCS staff, the proposed “policy revisions removes duplicative language and includes provisions that maintain consistency and continuity for requests for public records in accordance with Florida Statutes.” One of the changes includes updating […]

LCS Requests $680,000 for Elementary School Turnaround Strategy

LCS Requests $680,000 for Elementary School Turnaround Strategy

At the August 27th Leon County School Board (LCSB) meeting, elected officials approved an application seeking revenue for the district’s turnaround plan for Bond Elementary, Oak Ridge Elementary, and Pineview Elementary. The LCSB submitted a Turnaround School Supplemental Services Application to the Florida Department of Education in compliance with Senate Bill 7070. The Board requested […]

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