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School District drops closed session of Joint Military Council

Inweekly won a small victory for open meetings. The Escambia County School District has opened the first hour of its ECSD-NAS Pensacola Joint Military Council…

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School district won’t give exemption for closed meeting

On Monday, Oct. 12, the Escambia County School District announced the district and Naval Air Station Pensacola would hold a meeting of the ECSD and…

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Schools to stay closed on Wednesday

Escambia County (FL) District Schools Remain Closed Due to Hurricane Sally on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 16 Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has announced that…

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Superintendent Selection Shake-up

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly The Escambia County School District has selected a new superintendent. School board members voted Tuesday night to bring Dr. Timothy A….

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Safe school bus travel

The Escambia County School District’s Transportation Department has posted a video about Covid-19 precautions on www.escambiayellow.com. “Our buses transport precious cargo, your children, and transporting them…

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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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