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Newpoint allegations – what the records indicate

The School District, and Superintendent Malcolm Thomas personally, were notified of teachers being pressured to change the grades of seniors so the students would graduate….

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Newpoint: Superintendent and staff knew of grade tampering allegations a year ago

Despite earlier claims that district only recently learned of possible grade tampering at Newpoint High School, Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and his staff knew of the…

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Top Five Blog Posts and Podcasts for last 30 days

High-performing Charter School accused of grade tampering | Rick’s Blog Has Malcolm Thomas been caught in a lie? | Rick’s Blog City attorney nomination derailed…

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Deputy Superintendent Ross confirms Newpoint investigation, says it began two weeks ago

Escambia County Deputy Superintendent Norm Ross reported today that the district’s investigator – a former NCIS investigator – opened an investigation into Newpoint misconduct two…

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Newpoint High has been losing money. Its schools are being investigated in other areas (video)

According to its audited financial reports, Newpoint High School’s expenses exceeded its revenues by $59,994. It lost $81,223 last year. Newpoint High School received $704,338…

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Has Malcolm Thomas been caught in a lie?

In February, when the controversy over the possible closure of the PATS Center heated up, School Board member Jeff Bergosh, in a board workshop, asked…

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Thomas continues word games to avoid Sunshine laws and meaningful discussion of gifted programs

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has taken the position that the Program for Academically Talented Students Center, commonly referred to as the PATS Center, is not a…

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Thomas changes to Gifted advisory to working group to avoid district transparency rules

At today’s school board workshop, School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas told the board to that he would rename the Advisory Council for Gifted to a working…

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Five years ago, Malcolm Thomas and the Middle

The Brownsville Fallout By Sean Boone Published Feb. 11, 2010 A Community Must Wait Longer For Saving Grace It’s a Wednesday afternoon in late January;…

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