A bill that would require transgender athletes to compete against their biological sex had a lot of discussion in a Senate committee Wednesday. (Photo by Michael Flippo/Adobe Stock)

Trans athlete bill sparks healthy debate in Senate committee

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Sports

A bill forcing transgender student athletes to compete only with others who share their biological gender drew some healthy discussion in the Senate Education Committee Wednesday.  “While the public could be broadly accepting of the idea that adults who want to identify as a different gender and undergo hormone treatment to live out their lives should be given space to …

Principal Bradley Layfield has been fired by the Indian River School District.

All 7 board members agree: Fire Bradley Layfield

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

The Indian River School District Board of Education on Thursday voted to uphold the termination of a school principal enmeshed in a scandal involving a video image of a student’s breast. In its private executive meeting Thursday night, the district board voted to uphold its firing of Bradley Layfield, former principal at Sussex Central High School. In response, Layfield’s lawyer, …

The case against former principal Bradley Layfield has been dismissed.

Layfield hoping to get principal job back after case dismissal

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Police & Fire

An ousted  Sussex County school principal who was sued by a former student is trying to get his position back after the lawsuit dismissed in court. Bradley Layfield, the former principal of Sussex Central High School in the Indian River School District, was among those sued by former student Aniya Harmon, who claimed they circulated a video and a photo …

Suspended Sussex Central High Principal Bradley Layfield has asked the lawsuit against him to be dismissed.

Dismiss suit, says principal accused of sharing breast photo

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

A school principal being sued for circulating a meme showing the breast of a former student formally asked in court Tuesday for the suit to be dismissed.  Principal Bradley Layfield is among those sued by Aniya Harmon, 18,who  graduated from Indian River’s Sussex Central High School in May.  Her lawsuit against Layfield, the school, district and Assistant Principal Matthew Jones …