Posted in Business Education

Cyberthon 2018 will set attendance record

Randy Ramos, CEO of Global Business Solutions, Inc., said this year’s Cyberthon will have over 300 participants. “Besides the 100+ high school and college students…

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FAU poll: Scott and Trump lose ground over gun control

In the wake of a mass shooting that took the lives of 17 students and teachers at a South Florida high school, a vast majority…

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Area voters want more thorough background checks for guns

Inweekly hired The Political Matrix, a local polling firm, to survey voters in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties to see what they thought was the…

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Posted in Caring Education

Studer Foundation launches contest to win National Flight Academy scholarship

The Studer Foundation will be providing scholarships for 80 Escambia and Santa Rosa students to go to the National Flight Academy this summer, but each…

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Arrest reports regarding school lockdowns

We’ve received emails asserting the post regarding the arrests of a former Pensacola High student and Washington High student isn’t accurate. The post is based…

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Guns and school safety occupy Florida politics

On Friday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott held a news conference announcing a plan to revamp state laws after the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory…

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School district changes lockdown notification policy

Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas yesterday told WKRG that he has changed the school district’s notification policy regarding lockdowns. “We’ll let parents know we…

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What is school hardening?

On Thursday, President Donald Trump said he supports “hardened schools” to avoid a repeat of incidents like the mass shootings at a Parkland, Fla. high…

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School shooting survivors call for change

By Dara Kam THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Little more than a week ago, some of the biggest problems students at Marjory Stoneman…

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