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Spears to announce run for School Superintendent

Last week, Willie Spears said on “Pensacola Speaks” that he was considering moving back to Escambia County to make a run for political office. It…

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Spears considering run for Escambia School Superintendent

Two-term Escambia Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas may have thought he had an easy path to becoming the district’s first three-term superintendent. Maybe not. Willie…

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Escambia Superintendent testifies on school construction bill

Escambia School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas testified yesterday before the House Appropriations Committee on HB 837 that would change how public school districts use taxpayer money…

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Inside hazing

In today’s daily newspaper, School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas described the incident involving West Florida High football players on a school bus as hazing. The father…

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Podcast: Bergosh floored by Pell Grant $500K blunder

On Wednesday, we reported that the Escambia County School District had mishandled Pell Grant disbursements and will have to pay back to the U.S. Department…

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Escambia County School District owes feds half a million dollars

The Escambia County School District has been found to be out of compliance in how it has handled Pell Grants at George Stone Area Vocational…

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Superintendent calls for investigation of dump truck owner

WUWF is reporting that Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas wants an investigation into the fleet of vehicles, maintenance program and practices, and operator hiring…

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Brevard School Board selects new superintendent

Most large school districts in Florida have an appointed school superintendents. Escambia County is the largest district that still elects its school leader. Yesterday, the…

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Thomas pre-files for third term as school superintendent

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections office has notified the newspaper that School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has pre-filed for a third term. The last superintendent…

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