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Five community forums on appointed superintendent

Patty Hightower, chair of the School Board of Escambia County, and Malcolm Thomas, Superintendent of Schools, announced the schedule for five Community Forums planned to…

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Appointed Superintendent salaries compared

By Duwayne Escobedo, Inweekly —Patty Hightower spoke to the public for the first time about hiring an appointed superintendent for the Escambia County school system….

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Hightower to speak to Women for Responsible Legislation

Women for Responsible Legislation will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, Aug. 27, 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Pensacola City Hall. The speaker this…

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PS Podcast: Patty Hightower on school safety

On Pensacola Speaks, Patty Hightower, president of the Florida School Board Association and Escambia Co. School Board chairperson discussed HB 19, a measure that would…

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PS Today: Guns in schools, panhandling and homelessness

Escambia County School Board member Patty Hightower will come on the show @ 5:05 to talk about the House bill passed by committee (HB 19)…

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Hightower named to statewide committee on education

Escambia County School Board member Patty Hightower has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to a new statewide committee that will explore testing, parent involvement,…

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The Dixon Decision

The proposed amendment to A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence’s contract with the Escambia County School District is bittersweet. While potentially sparing the charter of…

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Hightower on A.A. Dixon

Escambia County School Board member Patty Hightower says she doesn’t know what will happen tonight regarding the future of A.A. Dixon charter school, but noted…

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Dixon: The End or Beginning?

Rev. LuTimothy May always seems happy to talk about A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence. After a disastrous first year, he jumped in last summer…

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