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Lifetime drug stats for youth show Escambia better than Santa Rosa

The 2010 Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey also shows a table for Percentages of Escambia County youth who reported having used various drugs in their…

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Santa Rosa Drug Usage Stats

Escambia County and Santa Rosa counties have  similar percentages of middle and high school students abusing depressants, pain relievers, amphetamines and steriods over the past…

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Brownsville sale not on agenda, third consecutive month

The sale of Brownsville Middle School failed to make the April agenda for the Escambia County School Board. In January, George Hawthorne and Superintendent Malcolm…

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Bergosh is still upset

From Jeff Bergosh: We report crimes, we do not condone or attempt to cover-up crimes. A fringe element of our local so-called media has reported…

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More on School Board Workshop, SROs on agenda

Here is the agenda for the special workshop that the Escambia County School Board is holding on the afternoon of Thursday, April 14. There is…

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FCAT season starts Monday

Students in grades 3 to 11 will take from Monday April 11 through April 21 the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, which includes exams in math,…

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School Board workshop on SESIR scheduled

The Escambia County School Board has scheduled a workshop on School Environmental Safety Incident Reporting (SESIR) for April 14. The workshop will be held in…

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Escambia schools worst crime reporting in Panhandle

School Board member Jeff Bergosh’s comments got me curious to how Escambia County compares to the rest of the Florida Panhandle counties when it comes…

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Santa Rosa aggressive on school crime

Santa Rosa County takes a much more aggressive stance on incidents of crime and violence in its school system. In fact, it reports 92 percent…

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