Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Bergosh’
School Board member Jeff Bergosh has issued a statement on the Newpoint issue. Last Friday, Superintendent Malcolm Thomas recommended that the school board terminate its charter agreements for the three schools run by Newpoint Education Partners. Bergosh is upset with how the superintendent's [...]
School Board member Jeff Bergosh will be on the show to discuss the latest information the allegations of grade tampering at Newpoint High School. Pensacola Speaks airs on News Talk 1370 WCOA Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can call in and join the discussion – 850-478-3116.
The afternoon we broke the story of the allegations of grade tampering and mismanagement at Newpoint High School, I interviewed Escambia School Board member Jeff Bergosh on Pensacola Speaks.
Newpoint High, one of Escambia County’s high-performing charter schools, has been accused of fixing grades to earn an “A” grade from the state. According to documents received by Inweekly, the school district was notified last May of how school administrators pressured teachers to falsify [...]
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 of possible changes in the program for gifted students. Thomas said, [...]
Pensacola Speaks airs today from 5-6 p.m. on News Talk 1370AM WCOA. We've got Sheriff David Morgan on the show today around 5:15 p.m. We will discuss tomorrow's town hall meeting on crime and other developments in law enforcement. In the second half hour, we have Jeff Bergosh, Escambia County [...]
By George Hawthorne School Board Member, Jeff Bergosh’s, proposed “discipline” initiative clearly is rhetoric that includes the “coded-language” of racial discrimination and can best be characterized as ignorance about how to best effectively educate African American students with [...]
Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas told his school board at special workshop on Thursday that he has talked with local law enforcement about establishing a school marshal program to provide security for the elementary schools. The marshals would be primarily retired military, [...]
At its workshop today, the Escambia County School Board and Superintendent Malcolm Thomas will discuss school security. Chairman Jeff Bergosh has placed on the agenda a 10-minute discussion of "Enhancing Protection of Students and School Properties". Superintendent Thomas has 20-30 minutes on [...]
The Escambia County School District will be taking a couple of new approaches this next school year in an attempt to help students and schools that are behind the curve. A few of the district’s elementary schools are extending the school day an extra hour, while first graders may be held back if [...]
The proposed amendment to A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence’s contract with the Escambia County School District is bittersweet. While potentially sparing the charter of closure this month, the amendment throws the institution into a do-or-die dance with the state of Florida. “It’s [...]
Escambia County School Board member Patty Hightower says she doesn’t know what will happen tonight regarding the future of A.A. Dixon charter school, but noted that a recently added item on the board’s agenda may find some support among her cohorts. “I think with the wording that’s here [...]
Rev. LuTimothy May always seems happy to talk about A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence. After a disastrous first year, he jumped in last summer to turn around the failing school. “I was actually just at Dixon,” May said Monday morning. “We started the day camp today.” The day [...]
Senator Bill Nelson checked in with local political and community leaders this morning in Pensacola, spending most of the meeting discussing the RESTORE Act. The Florida senator said that the effort to keep 80 percent of fine money resulting from BP’s 2010 oil spill in the Gulf Coast region had [...]