Join the Jacksonville Public Education Fund, Duval County Public Schools, WJCT and many more public education partners on Saturday, June 1 for an unforgettable celebration of public education!
On Monday, April 29, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund released new research looking at teacher retention and satisfaction in Duval County. About half of new teachers leave the classroom in their first five years, and a teacher survey showed that increased compensation and more autonomy could help.
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One day, we'll look back at 2013 as a turning
point. With an engaged community and a new plan for our schools
built with public priorities, there is an enormous amount
of positive momentum for public education in Duval
County. THIS is our time. And none of it would be possible
without the hard work of thousands of ONE by ONE participants, delegates and
To celebrate this moment, we hope you will join us
on Saturday, June 1 at Metropolitan Park for the P.E.P. Rally for Excellence.
Keep reading to learn more about the event and how you can get
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According to a new report released by Florida College Access
Network, at least 60% fewer Hispanic students and 75%
fewer African American students will have the opportunity to attend
college with the financial support of Bright Futures scholarships
Today is the start to Teacher Appreciation Week.
What better way to kick it off than with the news that
Apryl Shackelford, 2013 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of
the Year, was just named one of five finalists for Florida Teacher
of the Year?
Every year the five finalists for Duval County Teacher of the
Year receive a grant from the Rotary Clubs of Duval County.
Having recently celebrated the 2013 Teachers of the Year, we
thought we would check in with last year's finalists and find out
how they used their Rotary grants.
Today at THE PLAYERS second annual Champions
for Education Conference, business, education and philanthropic
leaders announced an unprecedented and significant plan to invest
in improving public education in Duval County. Quality Education
for All, a donor collaborative dedicated to improving human capital
in our public schools, was formally unveiled as a $50 million fund
to strengthen the pipeline of great educators and leaders in Duval
Keep reading to learn more about Quality Education for All,
which will be managed in part by the Jacksonville Public Education
Come exchange books you have at home for new
Join Duval County Public Schools, WJCT, the Jacksonville Public
Education Fund, the Jacksonville Public Library and many, many more
education partners for the P.E.P. Rally for Excellence! Learn more
June 7 is the last day of school in Duval County. Check out
these safe and educational opportunities for students to keep
learning going all summer.
Saturday, June 1: PEP Rally for Excellence with @duvalschools @wjcteducation and many more education partners! http://t.co/yBwDCdmvDF
Some of the very best! --> RT @zakchamp: Meeting with teacher leaders in Duval tonight! @BarnettCTQ @aleshadaughtrey @teachingquality
60% fewer Hispanic students & 75% fewer African-American students could receive Bright Futures scholarships in 2014: http://t.co/2m6TPHXoh9