Please join us in congratulating Kifimbo Holloway-Parnell, the 2015 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year!
Holloway-Parnell was named Teacher of the Year at the 24th Annual EDDY Awards on March 11, 2015.
Standards and accountability are hot topics in public education this year. How are our schools, students and teachers responding to the new Florida Standards? What issues will the Legislature address around testing and accountability during the spring session?
Join us for a new event to learn more and take action!
January and February are a key decision-making time for many families who are choosing a new school for their child. Get our new guide, developed with the Duval County Council of PTAs, to help walk you through the process and direct you to the information you need to make the best decision.
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New data is live on School Facts Jax, your source for accurate, easy to use information about public schools in Duval County.
From district academic performance to graduation rates at your neighborhood high school — it's all here.
After several hours of debate and public comment, Senate Bill
616 was adopted by the Senate Appropriations committee today,
moving the conversation about testing and accountability forward.
This was a crucial discussion - here's a quick synopsis of some
points education advocates should know about this bill,
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As the Florida legislative session is underway, there are two
education bills, Senate Bill 616 and House Bill 7069, which hope to
address some of the major school assessment, teacher performance
evaluations, and accountability concerns that have been expressed
by education stakeholders across the state.
Continue reading to learn about the impact of both bills for
teachers and students.
Duval County public schools are out for spring break, March
16-20. As students take the opportunity to have a short break, we'd
like to encourage families to spend time learning together.
Check out our round up of family-friendly fun and educational
things to do!
School Facts Jax, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund's
school information portal, is being showcased as a national model
today at the South by Southwest Education (SXSWedu) Conference
Continue reading to learn more about this great opportunity to
Kifimbo Holloway-Parnell was named the 2015
Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year tonight at the 24th Annual EDDY
Keep reading to learn more about her and all the teachers of the
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The Duval County School Board holds a committee
The event features a panel discussion to
provide diverse perspectives. Then, you'll have the chance to
ask questiona and discuss with others what you can do to help
students for the Florida State Standards and new assessment this