Posted in Education

Jim Paul was a better superintendent than Malcolm Thomas

In his last full year in office (2007-08), School Superintendent Jim Paul had 20 ‘A’ schools. Of his 34 elementary schools, 19 were ‘A’ or…

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Thomas barely holds on to Paul FCAT gains

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas dismisses the one point drop in FCAT reading scores for third graders in the Friday edition of the BP marketing solution, Pensacola…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

Buzz: Perkins may have opponent

Dale Perkins was first elected to the Emerald Coast Utility Authority in 1994. He is seeking his fifth term. When he first ran the utility…

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Posted in Escambia County News Politics

Would you buy a school from this man?

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has told the IN that he didn’t know about the 1.4-million water leak at Brownsville Middle School until Friday, Jan. 8—after we…

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Posted in Escambia County

Jim Paul deserves some FCAT credit

Former Superintendent Jim Paul deserves some credit for the increase FCAT writing scores over the past seven years….but don’t expect Malcolm Thomas to mention it…

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Posted in Politics

Paul censured

Escambia County School Board did the right thing in censuring – i.e. expressing its disapproval of – Superintendent Jim Paul for his DUI arrest. Censure…

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Escambia County School ZT policy

Here is what the Escambia County student manual says about drugs under Zero Tolerance. There is no special section for alcohol: Drugs: The unlawful use,…

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PNJ has more on Paul

The Saturday edition of the Pensacola News Journal covers how the Escambia County school board did not mention Superintendent Jim Paul’s DUI arrest. It also…

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IN Your Head Radio wrap-up

Another week of stellar guests on IN Your Head Radio. 1/7/08 Gerald Cilente -Trends Research Institute Talked about the coming Economic 9/11 and the spread…

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