Leon County Parent Contradicts Homeschool Status of Son

Leon County Parent Contradicts Homeschool Status of Son

Discrepancies between statements from the mother of a local student murdered in Tallahassee and information provided by Leon County Schools (LCS) raises questions about how LCS accounts for students that seek to withdraw from school and the subsequent impact on graduation statistics. TR reported on March 29, 2019, that Godby High School had the highest […]

Sean Pittman Moves Influence to Leon County School Board

Sean Pittman Moves Influence to Leon County School Board

Records show that local political insider Sean Pittman, whose connections to the City of Tallahassee have recently been diminished, has made moves to increase his influence with the Leon County School (LCS) Board. In fact, Pittman’s recent activities with the LCS Board is beginning to look remarkably similar to his activities with the City of […]

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 […]

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