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The 2016 school grades were not bad for all districts

The impression one might get from looking at other media reports is that the state’s grading system was unfair and that Escambia County struggled like…

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District trails state averages on EOC assessments

The Florida Department of Education released the first set of standardized test results late Friday afternoon from the spring testing administration. Among the tests were…

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Newpoint in trouble in Bay County

The company that runs three charter schools in Escambia County had its grant applications for two new schools in Bay County denied. The Florida Department…

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FDOE has offered help in Newpoint investigation

Inweekly contacted the Florida Department of Education about the allegations of grade tampering and inappropriate behavior by teachers at the Pensacola Newpoint High School and…

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State Colleges No More?

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The battle over how far Florida colleges should be allowed to go in offering four-year degrees, once…

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Escambia County teachers grade below state average

Escambia teacher has fewer classroom teachers and school administrators evaluated as highly effective than the state averages, according to a report issued this week by…

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