A Duval County School Board member is calling for the district to hold off on hiring a new superintendent until new members are elected this fall. That goes against the current timeline that would have the new superintendent in place before the next school year.
Florida Governor Rick Scott stopped in Jacksonville Wednesday — part of his touring the state this week to tout his $500 million proposal to make schools safer. This comes two weeks after the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 people.
LGBT advocates are upset with the way the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is identifying a deceased shooting victim who they say was a transgender woman. Police haven’t announced any arrests in the murder.
Clay County Superintendent Addison Davis said he wants parents to know the district is taking online threats to Clay Schools seriously and his staff is actively working to ensure all buildings are secure.