Posted in Education Escambia County

County administrator has 20-weeks severance, too

Inweekly obtained a copy of Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley’s contract. She can be terminated for no cause by three commissioners. She is entitled to…

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Posted in Education Escambia County Politics

St. Johns School District has a better way

St. Johns County has the top school district in Florida. St. Johns Escambia Students 41,908 39,974 Grade – 2018-19 school year A B Points Earned…

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School board wants superintendent that’s nearly impossible to fire

The Escambia County School Board discussed the proposed policies regarding its appointed superintendent at a workshop on August 1. Voters last year passed a referendum…

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Campus Security Officers down to nine

Last week, Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas told WEAR TV that the district had 18 people being trained as campus safety officers. Today, only nine…

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District missed 2018-19 performance goals

On Nov. 13, 2018, the Escambia County School Board approved the district’s Strategic Plan 2018-2019 that set a goal that the district would increase the…

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Sheriff fills in for lack of campus security officers

According to Col. Mindy Young, Escambia County School District is down to 13 candidates in training to be campus security officers–a drop from the 18…

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Posted in Business Education

Pensacola Entrepreneur Initiative

Effort to be led by D.C. Reeves, co-founder Perfect Plain Brewing Company Press Release: Northwest Florida has many great components to start and grow small…

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District chooses to allocate less to teachers’ salaries

Government officials can always find money for what the items they want to fund. Santa Rosa and Okaloosa school districts have allocated the funds to…

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Thomas defends millage cut, ignores capital needs

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas defended his rollback of the millage rate to the Pensacola News Journal saying the revenue cut couldn’t have improved teachers’ salaries. Thomas…

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