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Teachers: ‘Afraid of dying’

“They’re afraid they’ll possibly die.”- Darzell Warren, president of the Escambia Education Association. By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly In August, students in the Escambia County School…

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School bond ratings revised to ‘negative’ outlook

Fitch Ratings is concerned about the future of the Escambia County School District’s finances because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We can expect other municipal bond…

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Buzz: Keith Leonard has inside track to be next superintendent

“Don’t believe the narrative that the next head of the Escambia County School District will come from outside the district,” – that’s what school district…

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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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Text of 2018 offense report: allegations of molestation, extortion

Here is the text of the April 2018 offense report concerning an investigation of then-Escambia teacher Susan Weddle for “possible Lewd and Lascivious molestation” and…

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Escambia County teacher’s arrest – international news story

The arrest of Escambia County teacher Susan Weddle has become a national story.  However, few have picked up that the Escambia County School District investigated…

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District knew about teacher’s alleged sexual escapades in 2018, school principal 2017

The arrest of Escambia County School District special education teacher, Susan Weddle, for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her son’s teenage friends…

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McReynolds Switcheroo: How to make money on a charter school

Summary Jacqueline Harris Preparatory Academy: In August 2002, the Escambia County School Board voted to sell its McReynolds school property to the charter school for its…

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Exclusive: NAS CO advocates for military families

Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station Pensacola Capt. Tim Kinsella has expressed concerns about the quality of local education and the impact that has on…

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