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Pensacola Today topic: Newpoint cheating scandal

Escambia County School Board member Jeff Bergosh will come on the show to discuss the latest developments regarding the Newpoint charter schools. Pensacola Speaks airs on…

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What Newpoint told the teachers when they were fired

This is the written notice Newpoint Education Partners gave its teachers today: “As all of you know, despite all our best efforts to prevent this…

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Newpoint fires teachers

Newpoint Education Partners today fired its teachers at its three charter schools in Escambia County, including Five Flags Academy-the only school that still had a…

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Warrant gives details on Newpoint Pensacola cheating scandal

Inweekly obtained the Warrant Arrest Application for Christopher D. Fowler, the Newpoint Pensacola math teacher who was arrested on four counts of violating the state’s…

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Newpoint Pensacola teacher charged

State Attorney Bill Eddins and Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas announced today that Christopher David Fowler, a teacher at Newpoint Pensaccola, has been arrested on…

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Charter school problems Jacksonville and Orlando

The Florida Times-Union reports on the abrupt closure of Acclaim Academy and other schools run by Dennis Mope. Acclaim’s teachers are left without their June…

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Musing on the Newpoint saga

Carla Lovett presented last night Newpoint Education Partners’ improvement plan for Newpoint Pensacola High and Newpoint Academy. For the Escambia County School Board, the plan…

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Newpoint schools get the ax

The Escambia County School Board voted last night to terminate the charter contracts of Newpoint Pensacola High and Newpoint Academy, each by a 4-1 vote….

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Will Newpoint pay its teachers?

Tonight the Escambia County School Board will vote on whether the district should send 90-day termination notices to the three charter schools run by Newpoint…

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