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Malcolm Thomas


Inside hazing

October 30, 2015

In today’s daily newspaper, School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas described the incident involving West Florida High football players on a school bus as hazing. The father of one of the victims, a JV football player, told the…


Podcast: Bergosh floored by Pell Grant $500K blunder

October 16, 2015

On Wednesday, we reported that the Escambia County School District had mishandled Pell Grant disbursements and will have to pay back to the U.S. Department of Education $506,456. School Board member Jeff Bergosh said that he…


Superintendent calls for investigation of dump truck owner

August 31, 2015

WUWF is reporting that Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas wants an investigation into the fleet of vehicles, maintenance program and practices, and operator hiring practices of G. B. Green Construction Management. Last week a Green…


Brevard School Board selects new superintendent

June 17, 2015

Most large school districts in Florida have an appointed school superintendents. Escambia County is the largest district that still elects its school leader. Yesterday, the Brevard County School Board picked Desmond Blackburn to be the new…

Newpoint Investigation

Newpoint says it was blindsided by Thomas

May 14, 2015

Newpoint Education Partners tonight said in a press release that it was caught off guard by Superintendent Malcolm Thomas’ recommendation for the Escambia County School Board to terminate its charters for Five Flags Academy, Newpoint Academy…