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Student petitions School District to revoke dress code rule

Hannah Grace Smith, a West Florida High School student, believes the Escambia County School District’s dress code that is “incredibly sexist and unnecessary, and I…

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Early Learning Sensory Garden opens July 20

Grand opening of Early Learning Sensory Garden in downtown Pensacola is set for July 20. The custom designed and landscaped play area at Bodacious Brew-Thru…

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Weis Elementary success [podcast]

On “Pensacola Speaks,” C.A. Weis Elementary principal Holly Magee and Children’s Home Society executive director Lindsey Cannon discuss how the elementary school went from a…

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Nelson tackles student loan debt

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) visited the University of West Florida and met with graduates to discuss the Student Loan Relief…

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Sen. Bill Nelson visits UWF tomorrow. Topic: student loans

Sen. Bill Nelson will be at the University of West Florida in Pensacola tomorrow to meet with a group of local graduates and discuss legislation…

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Newpoint Education Partners also indicted

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced that on July 11, 2017, an Escambia County Grand Jury indicted Newpoint Education Partners, LLC; School Warehouse, Inc.; and Red…

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Seventeen more Escambia schools to offer free meals

Escambia County School District has announced continued participation in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) which provides students in eligible schools breakfast and lunch at no…

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Cyber Safety Town Hall, July 26

The Youth Ministry of Greater Little Rock Baptist Church is hosting for children and parents a “Be Social, Be Safe: A Cyber Safety & Sex…

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Santa Rosa teachers win pay dispute

From Rhonda Chavers, president of Santa Rosa Professional Educators: On May 11, 2017 there was an impasse hearing between the Santa Rosa County School Board…

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