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Education

Thomas barely holds on to Paul FCAT gains

May 28, 2010

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…

Caring Year of the Child

Are you fatter than a fifth grader?

March 5, 2010

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…

Pensacola Politics

Gang Forum

March 5, 2010

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 Politics

Thomas to close three schools

March 3, 2010

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.…

News Politics

Right Size amendment

February 2, 2010

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…

Bits and pieces

December 18, 2008

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…