PS Podcast: Patty Hightower on school safety

March 17, 2015

On Pensacola Speaks, Patty Hightower, president of the Florida School Board Association and Escambia Co. School Board chairperson discussed HB 19, a measure that would allow school employees to carry guns in public schools. We also…

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Gov. Scott in Pensacola Monday

March 15, 2015

Gov. Scott to Present School Recognition Funding to Escambia County Schools PENSACOLA, Fla. – Tomorrow, March 16, Governor Rick Scott will present school recognition funding awards to Escambia County schools at Blue Angels Elementary School. What:…


Lawmakers continue to tinker with education

March 13, 2015

LAWMAKERS CONSIDER AN EARLIER START FOR SCHOOLS By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In the shadow of the state’s recent standardized-testing problems and proposals to curb the amount of time students spend on exams,…


UWF names head of UWF Center for Cybersecurity

March 3, 2015

The University of West Florida announces retired Navy Capt. Susan K. Cerovsky as Director of the Center for Cybersecurity, effective March 16, 2015. Cerovsky joins UWF nearly 30 years as an officer in the United States…


Kennedy coming to Pensacola in May

February 28, 2015

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, will present Academy Award-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning producer Rory Kennedy on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. as part of the station’s new Public Square Speakers Series. The free event…