Locally elected town leaders can work with Escambia County’s school district to ensure the community’s needs educational needs are addressed.
In Florida, a school district is a distinct governmental body that operates under state law. A municipality, itself a governmental body, has a seat at the table for discussions regarding school access and quality. Municipalities can work on transportation, pedestrian safety, and law enforcement around the schools. They can also form or partner with charter schools to add school options to their communities.