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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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Dixon: The End or Beginning?

Rev. LuTimothy May always seems happy to talk about A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence. After a disastrous first year, he jumped in last summer…

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Dixon and the District and the ‘Steep Hill’

School district officials wanted to shut it down. It was $100,000 in the hole and labeled as “failing” by the state. But a semester down…

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Thomas Says Letters Part Of Law

Escambia School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas tells the IN the A.K. Suter Elementary and Cordova Park Elementary parent letters that pinpointed inadequate test scoring for African…

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