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Inside Warrington Middle School ‘revival’ meeting

Yesterday Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas and County Commissioner Gene Valentino held a town hall meeting to reportedly come up with solutions to revive Warrington…

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Commissioner Valentino joins Superintendent Malcolm Thomas for meeting on WMS

Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino and Superintendent Malcolm Thomas, Escambia County School District, will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Warrington…

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A year after promises to make schools safer, Thomas starts assessments

In the days after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn., Escambia County Superintendent Malcolm Thomas told the daily newspaper, “We’re going…

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Escambia graduation rate up, but still below state rate

More high school students received diplomas this year in Florida, according to a report released yesterday by the Florida Department of Education. FDOE shows 75.6…

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Fraud at school cafeterias

Now we know why the Escambia County Public School District set up a toll-free fraud hotline. The daily newspaper reports that an outside audit of…

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Searching for Boo Man and AJ

At a press conference held in the media room of Montclair Elementary School, Sheriff David Morgan talked about the recent arrests of nine individual–seven under…

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A different take on drug expulsions

The daily newspaper reports that drug expulsions are up in the Escambia County public schools. Superintendnent Malcolm credits his random drug tests, the drug dog…

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Molino Park Elementary School vandalized. When will school district improve school security systems?

At the beginning of the year, Superintendent Malcolm Thomas established a task force to come up with measures to improve school security. He asked parents…

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Districts across the state look at school safety

The Fort Walton Beach Daily News reports today on a survey regarding school resource officers in the 67 Florida counties that was recently released by…

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