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Malcolm Thomas


Achieve Escambia: ask teachers what works

August 3, 2016

In my Outtakes column for Aug. 4, I recommend that Achieve Escambia survey the teachers of the Escambia County School District to find out what is working and what isn’t in the classrooms. Staff surveys helped…


Thomas and his goals

July 21, 2016

When he was first elected school superintendent in 2008, Malcolm Thomas created a page on the district’s website that listed his six “Focused Curriculum Goals.” In his seven years in office, he has nailed two of…


Spears to announce run for School Superintendent

March 21, 2016

Last week, Willie Spears said on “Pensacola Speaks” that he was considering moving back to Escambia County to make a run for political office. It appears he will do it. Panama City television station WJHG reports…


Escambia Superintendent testifies on school construction bill

February 10, 2016

Escambia School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas testified yesterday before the House Appropriations Committee on HB 837 that would change how public school districts use taxpayer money to fund construction projects, while making it easier for charter schools…