Kimberly Krupa

Escambia Children's Trust

A majority of voters in Escambia County have decided to establish a new Children’s Services Council to be called the “Escambia Children’s Trust." The ballot initiative also authorizes the annual levy of a half-mill property tax to fund additional programs and services aimed at improving the lives of children and families.

Sandra Averhart / WUWF Public Media

The statewide push to increase the number of graduating high school seniors who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) wraps up soon.

Already, this year’s Florida FAFSA Challenge has been a great success in the Escambia County School District.

UWF Institutional Communications

The University of West Florida is hosting an event this weekend aimed at increasing the number of local students applying for aid to go to college.