Posted in Education Escambia County

CivicCon: Successful school systems let parents hire principals

At last night’s CivicCon, Dr. Ron Ferguson attributed the success of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to its focus on quality principals. He mentioned that parents…

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Posted in Pensacola

Condolences on passing of Councilman Wingate shared

Note: As messages come in, we will add them to this post. Last Update 4:04 p.m. From Commissioner Lumon May: On behalf of the Escambia…

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Posted in Pensacola

Presser Notes: Police Oversight, Beautification and Birding

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly There were more journalists than usual Monday at Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson’s weekly press conference, as a visiting contingent of journalists…

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Posted in Pensacola

Buzz: Councilman Gerald Wingate passes

Pensacola City Councilman Gerald Wingate passed away over night. He had been battling cancer. Wingate was first elected in 2012, nearly defeating incumbent John Jerralds….

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Posted in Education Escambia County

Every Escambia school district has problems

Inweekly reviewed the school grades and total points earned for the non-charter elementary, middle and high schools in the state of Florida. We ranked them…

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Posted in Education Escambia County

County administrator has 20-weeks severance, too

Inweekly obtained a copy of Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley’s contract. She can be terminated for no cause by three commissioners. She is entitled to…

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Posted in Education Escambia County Politics

St. Johns School District has a better way

St. Johns County has the top school district in Florida. St. Johns Escambia Students 41,908 39,974 Grade – 2018-19 school year A B Points Earned…

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District missed 2018-19 performance goals

On Nov. 13, 2018, the Escambia County School Board approved the district’s Strategic Plan 2018-2019 that set a goal that the district would increase the…

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Posted in Crime Florida

FWC catches oyster thieves

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators charged four individuals after an investigation involving the theft of thousands of oysters from Pensacola Bay Oyster…

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