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Education

Studers offer $50,000 for best early learning ideas

January 18, 2016

TO: Escambia County FROM: Quint and Rishy Studer RE: Kindergarten readiness Each year in Escambia County about 1,000 children enter kindergarten unprepared. One out of three children show up behind from day one. Rishy and I…

Education

2015 Graduation rates jump up dramatically

January 5, 2016

The Florida Department of Education released its graduation rates for the 2014-15 school year. They showed a dramatic improvement for Escambia County in the rate for African American students -improving by 12 percentage points. Whites 2014…

Education

UWF launches Undergraduate Board Fellows Program

January 5, 2016

The University of West Florida Division of Student Affairs recently launched the Undergraduate Board Fellows Program, a volunteer opportunity for students to become involved with local nonprofit organizations. After being matched with a board mentor, students…