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Escambia School District enrollment down

The enrollment in the Escambia County School District is down 318 students since the 2017-18 school year, according to the Florida Department of Education. The…

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Mediocrity reigns in school district

This week the Escambia County School Board voted to yet again shutter another school – McMillian Pre-K Center. Since 2008, the district has shut down…

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TT: Education

A collection of parents and educators gathered in the Cordova Park Elementary library Tuesday evening to discuss how the city of Pensacola might best improve…

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Buzz: Hazing incident leads to suspension of football coach and possibly several players

As the Escambia County School District prepares for National Bullying Prevention Month in October, Pensacola High School is dealing with a hazing in its football…

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How new company with no financial history got a $1.9 million school district contract

Last month. Administrative Law Judge R. Bruce McKibben ruled in favor of Pediatric Service of America’s challenge to the Escambia County School District’s awarding its…

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Escambia schools still needs teachers, classes start next week

Escambia County schools open in less than a week, and the school district still has teaching openings. To fill the 30 or so jobs, the…

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ECSD counseling provider investigated for Medicaid fraud

Motivational Coaches of America (MCUSA), the Miami-based company hired last year to provide counseling services to troubled middle schools in the Escambia County School District,…

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Under 2014 grading scale, Escambia would have 22 ‘F’ schools

In 2015, the Florida Department of Education changed its grading scale for schools to avoid ‘F’ schools in Gov. Rick Scott’s second term, while the…

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School District administrators among highest paid in Florida

While school grades have been declining in the Escambia County School District, district administrators are some of the highest paid in the state of Florida,…

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