Leon County Schools Investigating Right of Student Group to Promote Bisexuality and CRT Concept of “Privilege”

Leon County Schools Investigating Right of Student Group to Promote Bisexuality and CRT Concept of “Privilege”

Leon County Schools is investigating the legality of the contents of a bulletin board controlled by the student led group called the “Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA).” The bulletin board, which is displayed in the hallway at Rickards High School, contains messages that “validates” bisexuality and promotes the Critical Race Theory concept of “privilege.” TR learned […]

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 […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: January 10, 2022

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: January 10, 2022

Below are the news briefs from the Leon County School Board meeting that took place on January 10, 2022.__ The Leon County School Board received a notice from the Florida Citizens Alliance (FLCA) alleging the textbook selection process initiated in 2021 for the 2022-2023 school year violated the Sunshine Law. The school board disagreed that […]

Federal Judge Dismisses Parental Rights Case Filed Against Leon County School Board

Federal Judge Dismisses Parental Rights Case Filed Against Leon County School Board

Federal Judge Mark Walker has dismissed a case filed against the Leon County School Board by the parents of a Deerlake Middle School student related to parental rights. The case addressed an incident at Deerlake Middle School where actions were taken by Leon County school officials that left parents out of the decision making process […]

Leon County School Board to Address “Religious/Patriotic Ceremonies and Observances”

Leon County School Board to Address “Religious/Patriotic Ceremonies and Observances”

On Tuesday, the Leon County School Board is scheduled to consider changes to a number of policies due to recently enacted laws by the Florida Legislature. None of the proposed changes were initiated by LCS officials. One of the policies being amended is related to Religious/Patriotic Ceremonies and Observances. The proposed changes are detailed below. […]

Superintendent Rocky Hanna Files for Re-Election

Superintendent Rocky Hanna Files for Re-Election

On January 2, 2023, Leon County Schools Superintendent Rocky Hanna filed to run for re-election in 2024. Hanna was first elected in 2016 and was subsequently re-elected in 2020. In a post on Facebook, Hanna said, “Over the holidays my family and I made the decision to file for reelection in 2024. I realize this […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: December 13, 2022

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: December 13, 2022

Below are the news briefs from the Leon County School Board meeting that took place on December 13, 2022. __ The school board announced the naming of the stretch of Tharpe Street from Raa Middle School to Godby High School as the “Georgia ‘Joy’ Bowen Memorial Boulevard.” Joy Bowen was present at the school board […]

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