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…


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…


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…


University of West Florida Upcoming Events, April 12-18

April 12, 2015

University of West Florida Upcoming Events April 12-18, 2015 Below are upcoming events at the University of West Florida. Media interested in additional information should contact Title: Spring Explore UWF (H.S. Juniors) Date: April 11…


Tiger Bay tackles Climate Change

April 11, 2015

Dr. Robert Bindschadler, NASA Scientist, Emeritus, will be the guest speaker April 17 at the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club. Bindschadler, an active Antarctic field researcher for the past 25 years, will speak to the club regarding…