Posted in Education Escambia County

Public forum for School Board District 3 race, Aug. 9

The candidates running for District 3 School Board seat will be in a debate Aug. 9, 9 -11 a.m. It will be held at ACTS…

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Thomas says school marshals may be in the future for Escambia elementary schools

Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas told his school board at special workshop on Thursday that he has talked with local law enforcement about establishing…

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ECARE, an Empty School and Dixon’s Journey

During its workshop today, the Escambia County School Board discussed reading progress within the district, the future of a closed campus and the progress of…

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Judge denies summary judgment in school discrimination case

Federal Judge Roger Vinson has denied summary judgment in the case of Karen Broughton vs. the Escambia County School Board. Here is the background on…

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Is Alan Scott dropping out?

The buzz tonight is that Alan Scott has dropped out of the Escambia County School Superintendent race. If so, then Malcolm Thomas would be the…

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School Budget – it’s a mystery

Today, Escambia County school board meets today on its 2008-09 budget. They and the administration are the only ones who know how the school is…

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Board closes 7 schools

Not here. The Volusia County School Board will close seven schools in three years. The five board members overwhelmingly voted to close the schools, saying…

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School Board attendance

The School Board has one regular meeting and one regular workshop per month. On top of that they had 14 special meetings and workshops in…

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