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For second time, judge rules against school district’s unfair bid practices

For the second time, a judge has declared the bid practices of the Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and the Escambia County School District unfair and ordered…

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UWF Band launched

This fall, fans can enjoy a more traditional atmosphere at University of West Florida football games with the addition of the inaugural Argo Athletic Band….

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ECSD counseling provider investigated for Medicaid fraud

Motivational Coaches of America (MCUSA), the Miami-based company hired last year to provide counseling services to troubled middle schools in the Escambia County School District,…

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UWF names new police chief

The University of West Florida has announced the Marc L. Cossich as the University’s new chief of police. He joins UWF with nearly 35 years…

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Escambia public education could be our albatross

I’ve received complaints that in my criticism of Superintendent Malcolm Thomas’ 10-year leadership that I haven’t taken into consideration that the state’s standards are more…

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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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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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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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