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Escambia County School District ranked 47th in the State

January 27, 2015

Niche, which was founded by Carnegie-Mellon University students, has public its rankings of the Best Public School Districts in Florida. A high ranking indicates that the district contains great schools with exceptional teachers, sufficient resources, and…

Education

More on CyberThon success: ‘You got pwnd. We own you.’

January 27, 2015

Press Release from School District: Cyberthon Challenges High School Info Techs PFHS Cybersecurity Students Fight Hackers With Teamwork “You got pwnd. We own you.” For most people working with information technology, seeing this message on a…

Education

Early learning programs gain attention of lawmakers

January 26, 2015

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After failing last year to pass legislation upgrading the health and safety standards of Florida’s early-learning programs, lawmakers are beginning the process again for 2015. On Wednesday, Jan.…

Education

Context Florida: Unleash the power of school protests

January 26, 2015

by Catherine Shore Martinez Jeffrey Hernandez, “whiz kid,” Jeffrey Hernandez, evil genius, Jeffrey Hernandez, testing guru, Jeffrey Hernandez, miracle principal – all contradictory but all attitudes held by different factions in the tumultuous year of his…

Politics

Pensacola City Council discusses its staff today

January 26, 2015

Nearly three months after the Pensacola voters narrowly approved a charter amendment (52%-48%) that gave the Pensacola City Council the power to hire its own staff, the council will hold a workshop this afternoon on what…

News

County Completes Internal Review of November Jail Death

January 23, 2015

Escambia County has completed an internal review of the circumstances surrounding the death of Escambia County Jail inmate James Brumley in November 2014. Based upon evidence collected by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and internal jail…

Entertainment

Wahoos look for Star Spangled Banner singers

January 23, 2015

WAHOOS TO HOST ANNUAL PENSACOLA’S GOT TALENT AUDITIONS WHAT: The Blue Wahoos are looking for talented performers who can sing the National Anthem, showcase an interesting or mystifying talent to a crowd or pump up our…