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Outtakes—Newpoint Nightmare

Outtakes—Newpoint Nightmare

By Rick Outzen In April 2015, Inweekly reported allegations of grade tampering and misuse of state funds at two Newpoint charters schools in Escambia County. Last week, Newpoint Education Partners [...]

Outtakes—Job Training Blocked

Outtakes—Job Training Blocked

By Rick Outzen GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum last week touted the need to ramp up Florida’s technical and vocational programs. “We are going [...]

Outtakes—May, Paul Were Better

Outtakes—May, Paul Were Better

By Rick Outzen Malcolm Thomas has not improved the Escambia County Public School District as he promised when he was elected in 2008. The school grades have dropped steeply under his [...]

The Buzz 2/22/18

The Buzz 2/22/18

Beyond Serious Last Friday, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan called a press conference to discuss the Parkland, Fla. school shooting and how his office was handling a "rash" of social media posts [...]

Outtakes—Tip of the Iceberg?

Outtakes—Tip of the Iceberg?

By Rick Outzen County Commissioner Jeff Bergosh was pleased to see that charges of racketeering and organized fraud had been filed against the owner of Newpoint Education Partners, Marcus May. [...]

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 [...]

The Buzz 6/11/15

The Buzz 6/11/15

Silver Shovel International Paper helped Enterprise Florida, the state’s principal economic development organization, win Area Development magazine’s Silver Shovel award for significant job [...]

The Buzz 5/14/15

The Buzz 5/14/15

Newpoint Update Superintendent Malcolm Thomas is recommending that the Escambia County School Board give 21st Century Academy of Pensacola, Inc., the nonprofit set up by Newpoint Education Partners [...]

Outtakes—In Pursuit of Truth

Outtakes—In Pursuit of Truth

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas is in hot water. Public records appear to show that he covered up allegations of grade tampering at one of his highest performing charter schools, Newpoint High School, [...]

Malcolm Thomas’ Latest Headache

Malcolm Thomas’ Latest Headache

Possible Cover Up of Grade Tampering By Rick Outzen Some Newpoint High School teachers pressured to change the grades of seniors became livid. Others broke down in tears. Cheat? It wasn’t [...]

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