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Superintendent Thomas and School Board to discuss security today at 3 p.m.

At its workshop today, the Escambia County School Board and Superintendent Malcolm Thomas will discuss school security. Chairman Jeff Bergosh has placed on the agenda…

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Coalition Addresses Discipline Discrimination

Citizens and organizations concerned about discriminatory disciplinary practices in local schools are being invited to join the Escambia Youth Justice Coalition. The coalition—facilitated by the…

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School District Workshop

With students still enjoying the last remnants of summer, The Escambia County School Board will hold its regular workshop tomorrow morning. In addition to normal…

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Escambia Schools Named in SPLC Complaint

The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed five complaints with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights regarding racially discriminatory disciplinarian practices in…

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First Grade and the Long Day

The Escambia County School District will be taking a couple of new approaches this next school year in an attempt to help students and schools…

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Buzz: Kennedy in Pensacola

The civil rights and racial discrimination issues with the Escambia County School District are spiraling out of Superintendent Malcolm Thomas’ control. Attorney Mike Papantonio has…

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Appointments Called ‘Bogus,’ ‘Joke’

A number of administrative appointees appeared before the Escambia County School Board yesterday to thank Superintendent Malcolm Thomas for their assignments. None of them were…

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The Dixon Decision

The proposed amendment to A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence’s contract with the Escambia County School District is bittersweet. While potentially sparing the charter of…

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Hightower on A.A. Dixon

Escambia County School Board member Patty Hightower says she doesn’t know what will happen tonight regarding the future of A.A. Dixon charter school, but noted…

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