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Outtakes—Systems Not More Speeches

Outtakes—Systems Not More Speeches

By Rick Outzen School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas recently encouraged his administrators, principals and teachers to aim higher. Using what he read from the book “Mindset: The New Psychology [...]

Outtakes—Who Is Listening?

Outtakes—Who Is Listening?

By Rick Outzen Escambia County has business leaders, corporations and non-profit organizations rising up to help fix public education. The realization is the problems with literacy, poor test [...]

Escambia County School District faces federal investigation

Escambia County School District faces federal investigation

The Escambia County School District has been notified that it is under investigation by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education for allegations related to the alleged [...]

Outtakes—The Promise of Hope

Outtakes—The Promise of Hope

By Rick Outzen Community leaders have begun to think big and look at a more comprehensive strategy in improving our poor, inner-city neighborhoods. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and Escambia [...]

Outtakes—Conversation Starter

Outtakes—Conversation Starter

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Quint and Rishy Studer announced their “Be the Bulb Challenge” to provide $50,000 for the best proposals to improve Escambia County’s kindergarten readiness [...]

Winners & Losers 6/11/15

Winners & Losers 6/11/15

Winners Edna Williams The Director of Children's Behavioral Health Services at Lakeview Center is the new chair of the Juvenile Justice Circuit One Advisory Board. Williams has worked at Lakeview [...]

Outtakes—Race To The Bottom

Outtakes—Race To The Bottom

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Education issued a Race To The Top grant of $8,373,647 to the Escambia County School District. The funds were to be disbursed over four years to help improve our [...]

Hungry Games

Hungry Games

Feeding Escambia County Kids This Summer By Jessica Forbes The Dixon School of the Arts cafeteria is quiet at 8:30 in the morning on the second to last day of the school year. The breakfast [...]

Outtakes 6/21/12

Outtakes 6/21/12

LILY WHITE LEADERSHIP Ten years ago civil rights leaders protested the lack of African-American teachers in the Escambia County School District.  Although one out of three of its students were [...]

Save School, Have Pool Party

Save School, Have Pool Party

Students sat in their red shirts. They weren’t quite sure what they were waiting for. “I don’t think they really, really get it,” said the Rev. LuTimothy May. Outside in the A.A. Dixon [...]

The Buzz 7/7/11

The Buzz 7/7/11

WOODLANDS PROPOSALS REJECTED Mayor Ashton Hayward sent out on June 30 a letter to the architectural and engineering firms that bid on the Community Resource Center to be built in Woodland [...]

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