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Newpoint used Bay County funds for Pensacola schools

The Panama City News Herald reports that Newpoint Education Partners violated Florida Department of Education rules. The Bay County School District’s staff found that 80…

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Newpoint teachers told to find lawyers

Yesterday, the Escambia County School Board held a workshop. A former Newpoint teacher attended and reported on the discussion to his fellow teachers. The email…

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Newpoint board knew NEP was pulling out May 22, but kept news from teachers and district

Last night the 21st Century Academy of Pensacola board voted 4-0, with Tracy Adcock absent, not to appeal the notices of termination from the district…

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The mystery man behind Newpoint Education Partners

When you go to Newpoint Education Partners’ website, you will find under “Leadership Team” the names: Mr. David Stiles, Vice President, Operations and Development; Carla…

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Pensacola Speaks today – latest developments on Newpoint Education Partners

Is the charter school empire built by Marcus May about to collapse? There are definitely cracks showing on the walls. I will share on News…

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NC State Board of Education places hold on Newpoint charter schools

NC Policy Watch reports today that the North Carolina State Board of Education voted to temporarily put the brakes on allowing that Newpoint Education Partners…

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PS podcast: Bergosh on Newpoint scandal

Escambia School Board member Jeff Bergosh yesterday said on “Pensacola Speaks” that news that Newpoint Education Partners had fired its entire Pensacola Staff hit him…

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Newpoint fires teachers without getting final grades

Jeni Booker Senter was one of the teachers fired by Newpoint Education Partners yesterday. She taught English, Language Arts and Creative Writing at Newpoint Academy…

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Bergosh says school district will withhold $140K from Newpoint

On “Pensacola Speaks”, School Board member Jeff Bergosh said that Superintendent Malcolm Thomas plans to withhold Newpoint’s last check, which he estimated to be about…

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