SkillsUSA helps Pensacola highlight a path to success


  • February 3, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   training-development
Getting another shot at hosting the SkillsUSA conference from 2018-2020 gives Pensacola the chance to shine a much-needed light on the importance of career education.

Florida is failing public schools


  • February 3, 2016
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
A new 50-state report card shows that support for public education across the country is leaving too many children behind.

Grand Marlin expanding east


  • February 2, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard,economy
It's good news for the Grand Marlin, a Pensacola area business that has added 125 jobs to the local economy since 2010.

Bill offering state employees 3 percent raises moves along


  • February 2, 2016
  • /   News Service of Florida
  • /   economy
Bill proposing 3 percent raise for state employees moves through the Florida Senate.

Escambia's finalists for teacher of the year named


  • February 2, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
Escambia County has named the five finalists for Teacher of the Year.

Shannon's Window: Winning the battle of school readiness


  • February 1, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
What does it take to win the battle of kindergarten readiness? One story from the staff at T.R. Jackson Head Start and Prek gives a glimpse.

Five questions for new head of Florida DEO


  • February 1, 2016
  • /   Jim Turner
  • /   community-dashboard
Cissy Proctor, new head of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, answers five questions about how she will lead the state's economic development agency.

Building strong relationships key to business success


  • February 1, 2016
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   training-development
Building long-lasting, trusting relationships, the linchpin in everything a business does, should be its guiding principle.

TED TALK: The economic case for preschool


  • February 1, 2016
  • /   Ron Stallcup
  • /   education
Timothy Bartik makes the macro-economic case for preschool education — and explains why you should be happy to invest in it.

Florida — The Future is Here


  • January 30, 2016
  • /   News Service of Florida
  • /   community-dashboard
Enterprise Florida, the state's public-private economic development agency, introduced a new brand Friday that will be featured in a $10 million global advertising campaign