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Upset of the night: Appointed Superintendent wins

Malcolm Thomas will be Escambia County’s last elected superintendent of schools when he finishes his term in 2020. The voters last night approved the referendum…

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Appointed superintendent has 1100 voted lead

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and his fan club must be sweating. The appointed superintendent referendum is winning with only 10 precincts outstanding.

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Poll: Appointed superintendent appears headed to defeat

If these polls hold, it looks as though we will still be voting for the Superintendent of Schools here in Escambia County. According to a…

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Escambia County School District loses high school students at an alarming rate

Nearly half of Escambia County’s public elementary and middle are among the lowest performing in Florida. Accordingly, parents with the means have figured how to…

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Did Global Learning Academy set back inner-city education?

Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas closed three inner-city schools and put the students in the $17-million, mega-elementary school, Global Learning Academy, which is located…

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Malcolm Thomas’ failing Vision 2020

In August 2015 as the new school year was about to begin and the election was a year away, School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas announced his…

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Chamber supports appointed superintendent

Viewpoint: Appointed Superintendent Provides Opportunity to Move Escambia County Forward By Stephen R. Moorhead, chairman of the Greater Pensacola Chamber board of directors During this…

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Studer Group employee named distinguished FSU alum

Florida State University College of Education Recognizes Dr. Janet Pilcher with the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award For Her Lasting Impact on the Field of Education…

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UWF receives $3 million grant from DOE

The University of West Florida received a five-year, $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance and expand its science, technology, engineering…

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