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Education: Schools Reopen In The Panhandle


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Schools in the Panhandle are reopening, three weeks after Hurricane Michael slammed into the region. It’s a return to normal- of sorts- for students.

From the education desk this week, WFSU’s Ryan Dailey tells 90.7’s Matthew Peddie most of the Big Bend school districts are open again. And in Bay County, home to Panama City and Mexico Beach, where the storm caused catastrophic damage, schools are set to reopen beginning November 5th.

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Education reporting on 90.7 News is supported by Helios Education Foundation. 


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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