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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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Five community forums on appointed superintendent

Patty Hightower, chair of the School Board of Escambia County, and Malcolm Thomas, Superintendent of Schools, announced the schedule for five Community Forums planned to…

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Secretary of the Navy stressed local education last year

While Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas scoffed at commanding officer at NAS Pensacola for telling local business leaders that service people are hesitant to move…

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Buzz: Easy A’s at Pine Forest High

The buzz in high schools in the area is how much easier it is for students to get A’s at Pine Forest, one of the…

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