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Rousing speeches not the answer for Escambia County School District

Yesterday, School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas encouraged his administrators, principals and teachers to aim higher. Using what he read from the book “Mindset: The New Psychology…

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Escambia School District grades are a roller coaster

The Escambia School District has had major issues maintaining academic success in its middle and elementary schools. Schools like Bellview Middle, Oakcrest, Warrington Middle, Lincoln…

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District’s answer to low scores: extra hours

Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas has his answer for the district’s 13 low performing elementary schools. Brentwood, C.A. Weis, Ensley, Global Learning Academy,…

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Posted in Education Politics

Education Crisis: Escambia County has some of the worst middle and high schools in Florida

On Friday, we reported that over 40 percent of Escambia County School District’s public elementary schools are on the state’s Bottom 300 list. Three of…

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Pensacola wrap up: week ending July 9

PETA Loves PPD A Compassionate Police Department Award is on its way from PETA to the Pensacola Police Department after officers rushed to save a…

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A Cry for Independent Analysis: Oakcrest Elementary falls from A to F in six years

One criticism of Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has been that he and his leadership at the district level haven’t been able to maintain success at the…

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Escambia has 13 elementary school on FLDOE 300 lowest list

The lowest 300 elementary schools are determined based on the English language arts achievement and learning gains points each school earns in the school grades…

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Escambia School District drops to a ‘C’ grade

The Escambia County School District dropped from a B to a C grade for the 2015-16 school year, according to preliminary results released Friday by…

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Podcast: Bergosh praises Newpoint whistleblower

On Tuesday, Escambia County School Board member Jeff Bergosh appeared on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks” to discuss the recent indictment of Newpoint Education…

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