Education

Appeals Court to hear Performance Pay challenge

February 12, 2014

A Tallahassee-based appeals court will hear arguments March 11 in a constitutional challenge to a 2011 law that linked teacher pay and evaluations to student performance. The 1st District Court of Appeal on Friday set the…

Education

Letter to the Editor: Is Agriculture Sustainable

February 10, 2014

I received this letter today: We just returned from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association convention in Tennessee. The buzz word for the convention was sustainability and what the definition means to the future of the cattle…

Education

University of West Florida Upcoming Events, Feb. 9-15

February 8, 2014

College of Business Executive Mentor Program presents: Monetary Policy and Employment Markets Date: Monday, Feb. 10 Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Location: UWF Conference Center Details: Coming out of the 2009 recession, accommodative monetary policy has…

Education

Meet Pete Shinnick, first UWF football coach

February 8, 2014

A glance at Pete Shinnick’s resume documents the talents one would expect to find – coach, educator, mentor. Perhaps another term should be added: architect. In 1999, Shinnick laid the foundation for a football program at…

Education

Kudos for SYSA

February 6, 2014

Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May was beaming last night. Six of his former players in the Southern Youth Sports Association signed college scholarships yesterday to play football. SYSA alumnus Doug Baldwin scored a touchdown for the…