Posted in Education Politics

Escambia 8th graders may have trouble competing for jobs

Around 90 million American workers will require some degree of new training to hold onto their jobs in the near future, according to Andy Van…

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Thomas celebrates C’s

The Florida Department of Education issued 2018-19 school and district grades last Thursday. The state focused on “A”’s and “B”’s as the measure for success….

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Posted in Education Escambia County

Recap: Escambia County School District

The Escambia County School District earned a B for the 2018-19 school year. However, the district performed poorly when compared to other large school districts…

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Posted in Education Escambia County

Calling all Escambia teachers

Inweekly wants to hear from Escambia County teachers about the conditions in their schools so that the community can better understand the challenges you face….

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Posted in Education Escambia County

Race isn’t the problem with public education either

Some in the Escambia County School District administration offices will privately say that problems with Escambia schools are tied to race – too many minority…

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Is poverty really an excuse for poor public education

Earlier this week, Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas blamed the district’s low assessment scores on Escambia County’s poverty. “Children in poverty don’t have the…

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Posted in Education Environment Pensacola

Andrade town hall: Laws, Learning and Sewage

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Three of the region’s elected officials held court in Escambia High School’s library Tuesday evening for the Westside Town Hall. During…

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State assessments reveal district still behind

The Florida Department of Education yesterday released the state assessment grades for the school districts. Santa Rosa County sent out a letter touting its successes….

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ACLU: Escambia-the most policed school district in Florida

The ACLU of Florida reviewed discipline data provided by the Florida Departments of Education and Juvenile Justice. The ACLU found that among the largest school…

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