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School Board needs independent investigation

It’s becoming clear that the Escambia County School Board needs to do an independent investigation into the reporting of crime and violence in the schools…

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Conversation with mother of sexually assaulted Tate student

The mother of the 14-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted last month in a reading class at Tate High School called me Sunday night. She…

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Godzilla silent on SESIR

Escambia County School Board member Jeff Bergosh has been an ardent defender of Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and how Tate High officials handled the sexual assault…

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Slayton’s bizarre tale shows teachers at risk

At yesterday’s Escambia County School Board workshop, board member Bill Slayton, the former principal of Woodham High School, gave a weird example of an incident…

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Trouble with the story titles and angles

NorthEscambia.com has this title “Escambia Considers Moving School Bus Stops To Avoid Sex Offenders” about the Escambia County School Board considering a new policy to…

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SESIR: “Ponies and Balloons”

Julie Collins for the Florida Department of Education’s Office of Safe Schools made a presentation on SESIR (School Environmental Safety Incident Report) and Discipline Reporting…

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Playboy releases party list, School District left off

Playboy magazine’s list of top party schools was released today prior to the magazine’s Friday publication date. No. 1 on Playboy’s list is the University…

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New online tool for School District officials

Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas has announced that the school district will begin a new training program for deans and principals so that…

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Curb School Violence Initiative

The Escambia County Public School District administration and the School Board need to recognize that the goals of improving academic performance and reducing student violence…

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