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Winners & Losers 6/28/12

Winners & Losers 6/28/12

WINNERS Grover Robinson The Escambia County commissioner is the new second vice president of the Florida Association of Counties, which puts him in line to eventually become the FAC president. [...]

Outtakes 5/24/12

Outtakes 5/24/12

FOR WHOM THE FCAT BELL TOLLS Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has a problem. The Florida Department of Education released last week his district’s FCAT writing scores for [...]

The Buzz 2/2/12

The Buzz 2/2/12

WAHOOS VIEW The crisp winter views bouncing around in the stadium at Maritime Park are brilliant. Sunlit diamonds swim in the bay and green grass covers the infield. On Jan. 27, a large crane lifted [...]

Outtakes 10/13/11

Outtakes 10/13/11

SKIP THE SIZZLE For decades we have been told the key to prosperity is education. Public education in Florida was completely retooled to be centered on the Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test [...]

The Buzz 6/2/11

The Buzz 6/2/11

GOP BUDGET SPIN The Republican Party of Florida paid for automated phone calls from Gov. Rick Scott to Republican “super” voters in the area. Gov. Scott praised his “jobs” budget and how it [...]

Special April 1 Issue

Special April 1 Issue

Individual Articles HAYWARD HIRES CHARLIE SHEEN TROUBLED STAR NEW CITY ADMINISTRATOR Mayor Ashton Hayward has completed his nationwide search for his city administrator and stunned the [...]

SANTA ROSA STARTS FCAT DRAFT

SANTA ROSA STARTS FCAT DRAFT

TEACHERS BATTLE FOR BEST TEST TAKERS By Walker Holmes Santa Rosa County public schools plan to institute a student draft for the 2011-12 school year. Teachers will pick in rotation the top FCAT [...]

Outtakes 3/10/11

Outtakes 3/10/11

MERITLESS FCAT The concept of merit pay makes sense. The best workers deserve to be paid better than slackers. No one can argue against that, unless you are one of the slackers. That’s why the new [...]