Jackie Pons’ Attorney, Stephen Dobson, Blames Rocky Hanna

Jackie Pons’ Attorney, Stephen Dobson, Blames Rocky Hanna

After FDLE and the FBI announced the investigation of Jackie Pons was closed, Tallahassee Reports talked to Pons’ Attorney Stephen Dobson. In an exclusive interview, Dobson told TR that “the entire notebook was obviously fabricated to be used against Pons politically by Rocky Hanna.” The notebook created a stir after it was delivered to a number […]

Jackie Pons Case Closed, No Charges Filed

Jackie Pons Case Closed, No Charges Filed

Below is statement from FDLE: In April 2014, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Office of Executive Investigations (OEI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) initiated a joint investigation to investigate allegations that Leon County Schools (LCS) Superintendent Jackie Pons was steering construction contracts to campaign donors and disregarding proper procurement procedures outlined […]

Solz Out at Gilchrist, Scotty Crowe to Take Over

Solz Out at Gilchrist, Scotty Crowe to Take Over

Following a story by TR, Leon County Schools has confirmed that Gilchrist principal David Solz has been replaced by current Deerlake principal Scotty Crowe. Check back for updates on this developing story. The statement by the Leon County School Board is below: Mr. Scotty Crowe is being named the new principal of Gilchrist Elementary. Mr. […]

Department of Children and Families Investigating Incident Involving High School Students

Department of Children and Families Investigating Incident Involving High School Students

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is investigating an incident that occurred between students at two different Leon County high schools. The alleged incident is reported to be sexual in nature. Sources say that DCF recently approached two officials who were employed by Leon High School at the time […]

Alva Striplin Asks for Policy Discussion on Personal Relationships, Nepotism at Next School Board Meeting

Alva Striplin Asks for Policy Discussion on Personal Relationships, Nepotism at Next School Board Meeting

Leon County School Board member Alva Striplin has told Tallahassee Reports she has requested the issue of personal relationships and nepotism be added to the agenda for the next school board meeting. The meeting is scheduled for July 24th, 2018. School board members are afforded the opportunity to introduce topics for discussion during school board […]

BREAKING NEWS: Gilchrist Principal David Solz Placed on Leave

BREAKING NEWS: Gilchrist Principal David Solz Placed on Leave

The Leon County School Board announced today that Gilchrist Elementary School principal David Solz had been placed on administrative leave pending the findings of an investigation. The statement said that “Mr. David Solz has been placed on administrative leave pending a review of recent information regarding a consensual relationship with a teacher.” The Leon County […]

Gilchrist Principal Engaged in Improper Relationship with Teacher He Supervises

Gilchrist Principal Engaged in Improper Relationship with Teacher He Supervises

Four months after the Riley Elementary Principal resigned after an improper relationship with a Riley Elementary administrator, Tallahassee Reports has learned that Leon County Schools is dealing with another improper relationship at an elementary school. TR has learned that Gilchrist Elementary Principal David Solz was engaged in an improper relationship with a Gilchrist teacher he […]

Superintendent Hanna Apologizes for Remarks

Superintendent Hanna Apologizes for Remarks

UPDATED Leon County Republican Party Chairman Evan Power’s statement on Superintendent Hanna’s apology: I appreciate Superintendent Rocky Hanna taking time to reflect on his inappropriate and divisive remarks on Saturday and offering an apology.  I hope he will also take the time to review the actual guardian program not just the partisan talking points.  The program is […]

Leon Schools Announces Planned Construction Projects

Leon Schools Announces Planned Construction Projects

At the March 27th, 2018 Leon County School Board meeting, officials will report on construction projects that are in the pipeline for the next 12-months. The report is in accordance with policy 6321 that requires the superintendent to report to the Board semi-annually at a regular meeting the status of all construction projects planned to […]

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