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Thomas barely holds on to Paul FCAT gains

Thomas barely holds on to Paul FCAT gains

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas dismisses the one point drop in FCAT reading scores for third graders in the Friday edition of the BP marketing solution, Pensacola News Journal. Thomas tells the PNJ that the district held on to significant gains it has made in recent years. Of course, Thomas [...]

Are you fatter than a fifth grader?

Are you fatter than a fifth grader?

Press Release: Health department releases student obesity statistics PENSACOLA – The Escambia County Health Department today released student Body Mass Index data showing a 1% decrease in the total number of students who are obese and a 2% increase in the total number of students who are [...]

Gang Forum

Gang Forum

Press Release: Sacred Heart Trauma Center, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to Present Forum on Gangs in Our Community PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Sacred Heart Trauma Center and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Escambia County School District, will host a free [...]

Thomas to close three schools

Thomas to close three schools

WEAR TV 3 reports that Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas wants to close three alternative schools: Sidney Nelson, AV Clubbs and E-Seal. I couldn't find anything about the closures on the school district's website. There was a Closure and Consolidation Task Force. Its last [...]

Right Size amendment

Right Size amendment

Press Release Sen. Don Gaetz and Rep. Will Weatherford Unveil Proposal to “Right Size” Class Size Amendment Proposal Would Place Update to Class Size Amendment Before Florida Voters Tallahassee – Aiming to “right size the class size amendment,” Sen. Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) and Rep. [...]

Bits and pieces

We heard yesterday that the negotiations between new Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas and the teachers union have broken off. Union wants a larger pay increase than Thomas can give, especially with projected cuts coming from Tallahassee. Also there are rumblings among the Escambia County [...]