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UWF Downtown Lecture Series: Sebastian Junger

March 19, 2015

Sebastian Junger, award-winning journalist and internationally acclaimed author, will present a lecture on international reporting and the impact of war across the globe on Wednesday, March 25 at 6 p.m. The event will be held at…

Education

Has Malcolm Thomas been caught in a lie?

March 19, 2015

In February, when the controversy over the possible closure of the PATS Center heated up, School Board member Jeff Bergosh, in a board workshop, asked Superintendent Malcolm Thomas why the board had not been kept informed…

Education

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…

Education News

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:…

Education

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,…