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Books, Balls and Blocks, April 13

Escambia County’s first-ever Books, Balls and Blocks early childhood outreach event is set for Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1201…

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UWF Founders Week starts April 13

For the second year, the University of West Florida will honor traditions, engage in the community and celebrate the future of the University during its…

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School board term limits

From the News Service of Florida: A House committee Thursday approved a proposal aimed at imposing eight-year term limits on school-board members across the state,…

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Thomas says he may have agreement to sign Triumph grant

The News Journal today asked the question that we have posed for the past six months: New aviation jobs coming to Pensacola, but will local…

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CareerSource Escarosa lets down Escambia County

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $1.75 million to help Floridians acquire the skills needed for in-demand occupations through new and expanded apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship…

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Escambia Co. has lost over a thousand 10-,11-,12-graders

The Escambia County School District lost 1,007 10-, 11- and 12-graders since the 2017-18 school year, according to the Florida Department of Education. Last year,…

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Triumph performance goals set low for $3-million grant

Triumph Gulf Coast chairman Don Gaetz told Inweekly that the performance standards set for the Escambia County School District are low. If the district fails…

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Escambia School District enrollment down

The enrollment in the Escambia County School District is down 318 students since the 2017-18 school year, according to the Florida Department of Education. The…

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UWF addresses workforce shortage

The University of West Florida is launching three new degree programs in direct response to increased workforce demand in STEM fields. Beginning in Fall 2019,…

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