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Outtakes—School Competition

Outtakes—School Competition

By Rick Outzen Thanks to public records supplied by the Escambia County School District, Inweekly found that the district’s enrollment is down 977 students in its traditional schools from its [...]

Outtakes—Super Sabotage

Outtakes—Super Sabotage

By Rick Outzen Last year, 62,418 Escambia voters approved a referendum changing the school superintendent position from an elected post to one appointed by the school board. The victory was a blow [...]

Outtakes—Myth Busters

Outtakes—Myth Busters

By Rick Outzen The Escambia County School District earned a B for the 2018-19 school year. However, the grade isn’t a reason for celebration because that grading scale has been so watered down [...]

Outtakes—Why We Lag Behind

Outtakes—Why We Lag Behind

By Rick Outzen The Escambia County School District trails behind most of the state. So-called innovations like Chromebooks are often implemented years later than other districts. This past [...]

$3 Million in Limbo

$3 Million in Limbo

By Duwayne Escobedo Nearly nine months ago, the Triumph Gulf Coast board set aside a little more than $3 million for the Escambia County School District to train the students of today for the [...]

Outtakes—We’re in Transition

Outtakes—We’re in Transition

By Rick Outzen Escambia County, Pensacola and our school district are in transition. The city of Pensacola has a new mayor and two new council members. Mayor Grover Robinson has named Chris [...]

Another Bidding ‘Black Eye’

Another Bidding ‘Black Eye’

By Duwayne Escobedo Pediatric Services of America performs student health services for 246 school districts across the nation and has more than 4,000 employees. The Atlanta-based healthcare [...]

Outtakes—Shift of Power

Outtakes—Shift of Power

By Rick Outzen Positive changes may be coming to the Escambia County School District. The Education Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously voted to limit school [...]

Fighting for a Fair Bid Process

Fighting for a Fair Bid Process

By Duwayne Escobedo Chance Enmon, the chief operating officer of Jani-King Gulf Coast Region, has never dealt with a bid process like the one he has gone through for custodial services with the [...]

Outtakes—The Coming School Crisis

Outtakes—The Coming School Crisis

By Rick Outzen The middle class is coming to the west side of the city of Pensacola. The Southtowne Apartments will be filled with young professionals, their families, and retirees. The projects [...]

Keeping Escambia County Schools Safe

Keeping Escambia County Schools Safe

By Duwayne Escobedo If you want any information about what is happening in your children's schools, you'll have to ask them or another informed parent. Don't expect the Escambia County School [...]

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