Finally a teacher refuses to give standardize test

September 10, 2014

The Gainesville Sun reports today that Susan Bowles, Alachua County kindergarten teacher with 26 years of education experience, has taken a stand against what she says is unnecessary standardized testing. Let’s hope this is the beginning…


Resumes scarce for FSU presidency

August 29, 2014

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The search for Florida State University’s next president has so far attracted six new hopefuls since getting tangled earlier this year over the desire of a powerful state…

Caring Education

MESS Four Dollar Days in September

August 21, 2014

Starting in September, the Pensacola MESS Hall is introducing a new incentive for families to try out and explore exhibits and mess kits designed to spark interest in Math, Engineering, Science, and Stuff. On Four Dollar…

Education Health

STD rates soar in Escambia County

August 19, 2014

Escambia County has a sexually transmitted disease problem. Infectious syphilis cases have more than doubled in Florida over the past decade — and in Escambia County reported cases have jumped from 2 to 47 in the…


School District hires PR coordinator

August 12, 2014

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has named Kim Stefansson to the position of Public Relations Coordinator for the Escambia County School District. As a former teacher at Bellview Middle as well as Longleaf, Lincoln Park, Montclair Elementary Schools,…