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Pensacola High lost 139 freshman over four years, 30.7 percent

Pensacola High lost 30.7% of its 2015-16 freshman class when it calculated its 2018-19 graduation cohort. The district reported 91.2% graduation rate for PHS for…

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Highlights: State of the State

In his State of the State address today, Governor Ron DeSantis encouraged lawmakers to recognize that people are more mobile and will move out of…

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Escambia County’s Class of 2019 lost 20 percent its freshman-year class.

The Escambia County School District lost 680 students from its 2015-16 freshman class when it came time to calculate the Class of 2019 graduation cohort…

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Graduation rates improve, Escambia still trails surrounding counties

Governor Ron DeSantis yesterday announced that Florida’s 2018-19 graduation rate increased to 86.9 percent, an increase of 0.8 percentage points over last year and a…

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UWF selects Business College Dean

Press Release: University of West Florida Provost and Senior Vice President George Ellenberg announced the appointment of Richard Fountain as dean of the College of…

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Posted in Education Pensacola

UWF brings championship trophy to city hall

Following the University of West Florida Argonauts football team’s weekend win and clinching of the Division-II national championship, Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson offered his congratulations…

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Former UWF VP finalist of college presidency

Brendan Kelly, former UWF VP of university advancement, is a finalist for the president position at the University of West Georgia. He left UWF in…

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Statewide grand jury slams ‘systemic’ school safety issues

By Ana Ceballos TALLAHASSEE — A statewide grand jury has issued a report painting a dire picture of how Florida school districts are implementing security…

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Big Bird puppeteer passes

Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street, passed away on Saturday. In September 2015, Spinney visited Pensacola…

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