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Good and bad news on school grades

The good news is the Escambia County School District has 8 “A” elementary schools, 1 “A” middle school and 1 “A” high school. The bad…

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Escambia ranked 51 of out 67 districts

The Escambia County School District earned 606 points to get a B grade for the 2018-19 school year, according to data released today by the…

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Andrade town hall: Laws, Learning and Sewage

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Three of the region’s elected officials held court in Escambia High School’s library Tuesday evening for the Westside Town Hall. During…

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Outside firm ran troubled schools better than District

Based on the assessment scores, the Escambia County School Board may want to consider hiring an outside firm to run the entire school district Last…

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Nearly impossible to get a ‘F’

Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas told the PNJ that his schools’ grades will show a “dramatic improvement” over last year. He said, “It won’t…

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Thomas v. Triumph: ‘Honestly, I’d rather do it myself’

The PNJ today confirmed what we reported last week — Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has rejected a $2.3 million vocational grant from Triumph…

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Crisis: Math scores tragic

The middle school math scores are tragic with only one eighth class above the state average (46%)–the magnet school Brown Barge (66%). The other eight…

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Escambia Public Education crisis in a nutshell

Escambia County only has two 10 grades that exceed the state average (53%) for students that are performing on grade level or higher for English…

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State assessments reveal district still behind

The Florida Department of Education yesterday released the state assessment grades for the school districts. Santa Rosa County sent out a letter touting its successes….

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