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Whatever happened to…

Last February, Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas told the IN he had another buyer for Brownsville Middle School. Whatever happened to that buyer? Diversity Program…

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States with Smartest Kids

Every year, 4th and 8th graders are tested in reading and math, and some states produce far more top achievers than others. The Daily Beast…

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YouTube: Fight after Escambia High v. PHS game

This happened last weekend:

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Cart before the Horse?

Next Friday, Jan. 28 George Hawthorne will announce at City Hall at 1 p.m. his acquisition of Brownsville Middle School for his P.A.T.H ((Providing Avenues…

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Brownsville Middle School sales contract

George Hawthorne emailed me the sales contract for Brownsville Middle School. Diversity Program Advisors is buying the property for $1 million in “as is” condition….

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Escambia County schools get $8.37 million

It took awhile but the Escambia County Public School District got word today that it will get $8,373,647 in Race to Top funds. Press Release:…

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Spencer Bibbs has amazing FCAT successes

At Spencer Bibbs, the third grade reading scores are up 69 percent since 2007, jumping the percentage of those scoring a three over above from…

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Spencer-Bibbs on chopping block

At the school board workshop yesterday, Superintendent Malcolm Thomas brought the recommendation from the School Attendance Zone Advisory Committee to close Spencer Bibbs and divide…

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UWF fails to make best value list

Six Florida public universities are listed among the 100 `best values’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. 2. The University of Florida 11. New College of Florida…

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