Posted in Education

Under 2014 grading scale, Escambia would have 22 ‘F’ schools

In 2015, the Florida Department of Education changed its grading scale for schools to avoid ‘F’ schools in Gov. Rick Scott’s second term, while the…

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Posted in Business Education

GBSI seeks Cybersecurity instructors

Global Business Solutions, Inc. is seeking full-time and part-time instructors with computer and Information Technology (IT) experience to teach our Cybersecurity courses. Selected candidates will…

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Posted in Education Escambia County

Poll: Adams, Hetherington and Williams lead school board races

The latest Inweekly/Political Matrix poll shows the Escambia County school board candidates have begun to separate themselves, but more than a third of the likely…

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Saunders near bottom in pay for state university presidents

The News Service of Florida published this article on the pay for state university presidents. University of West Florida president, Dr. Martha Saunders, is near…

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UWF pilots Florida’s first hacking defense course

University of West Florida undergraduate students are working as teams to come up with solutions to problems critical to national security as part of an…

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Posted in Caring Education

Cao-Nugyen receives Joe Oldmixon Service Award

The Center for Independent Living Disability Resource Center today held its 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Awards and Volunteer Recognition Banquet. Dr….

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Posted in Education Politics

Thomas only tracks when numbers are good

School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas used to track on his webpage the improvement of school grades for the elementary and middle schools in his district –…

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Posted in Education Politics

Poll: People still favor electing school superintendent

According to an Inweekly/Political Matrix poll of 481 likely Escambia County voters, the majority (57.6 percent)  oppose the idea of the local school board appointing…

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Escambia School District has 224 fewer teachers than under Paul

In School Superintendent Jim Paul’s year, the Escambia County School District had 40,924 students and 2,974 total teachers – see Teachers 2008-09. The overall ratio of…

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