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PS Today: Tale of Two Charter Schools

May 7, 2015

Are all charter schools treated equally by Superintendent Malcolm Thomas? On Pensacola Speaks today, Rev. Lutimothy May will talk about his dealings with the superintendent when he tried to help a failing charter school, A. A.…

Education

Education Town Hall tonight

May 5, 2015

As part of an ongoing series of reports on local education, the Studer Community Institute is hosting a town hall meeting that BlabTV will broadcast live tonight at 8 p.m. The Education Town Hall With Mollye…

Education

State Testing woes continue

April 21, 2015

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Less than a week after Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation to roll back the number of tests taken by students at public schools, the state’s new, online standardized…

Education

Inweekly 2011 Flashback: Retooling Reading Failure

April 18, 2015

In 2006, business and community leaders created Every Child A Reader in Escambia (ECARE). The original planning group partners had all the right players—former School Superintendent Bill Maloy and his wife Nancy, School Board member John…

Education

Taxpayer Independence Day is Monday

April 17, 2015

Florida TaxWatch celebrates Taxpayer Independence Day on Monday April 20. Taxpayer Independence Day is the first day in the calendar year that Florida taxpayers, on average, begin earning income that does not go toward federal, state…