POLICE DISPUTE: A 2 1/2-month LPD internal investigation that included allegations of domestic violence between two officers ended with no discipline for either because investigators could not determine which of the former fiancees was lying.

SCHOOL TRANSITIONS: Any of the six Polk public schools slated to be turned over to a private contractor can avoid that fate if they receive a C letter grade (or better) this spring, Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd said. The six “persistently low-performing” schools include two in the Lakeland area: Kathleen Middle and Griffin Elementary | Video of Byrd’s news conference

Source: The Ledger

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