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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Our latest report looks at the landscape of school choice in Duval County. We explore current trends and how parents and caregivers navigate the expanding array of options available to their children.
Download our latest policy brief and explore interactive visuals of the data.
Explore the data
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.
Fifteen outstanding public school teachers today were named
semi-finalists for the 2015 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of
Keep reading to learn more about them.
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On Friday, January 16 close to 1,500 people, representing the
entire Jacksonville community - businesses and nonprofits, men and
women, young and old, black and white - all gathered to honor the
birthday of a man whose dreams and visions we all continue to
strive to realize.
Maureen shares her experience at the city's celebration of
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rev. Torin T. Dailey will take the helm as the
third chairman of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund Board of
Directors at its first meeting of 2015 today. Dailey, who was
previously vice chair, takes over for Cindy Edelman, whose term as
chair concluded at the end of 2014 following three years of service
to the Jacksonville Public Education Fund. Dailey was elected
chair, and Poppy Clements was elected vice chair, at the board's
final meeting of 2014.
Keep reading to learn more about our board.
Just in time for the School Choice Expo, we
released a new guide with the Duval County Council of PTAs to help
parents ask the right questions when choosing a school.
Keep reading to find more resources and download the guide.
One of our staff members, Lauren shares her experience on a
Discover Duval Schools tour to Joseph Stilwell Military Leadership
Academy. Having recently relocated to Jacksonville, she was
excited to learn more about the various educational opportunities
in Jacksonville in an interactive way.
Continue reading to learn more and sign up for an upcoming
Learn how to advocate on behalf of our kids. Hear from local
legislators and advocacy experts on the issues facing children.
There's a Teen Advocacy Training as well.
The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations hosts a one-hour
webinar on education. You'll hear about the priorities for the
upcoming session from policymakers and statewide organizations and
learn how to stay informed on and impact the issues that matter
most to you.
The Third Annual ONE by ONE Convention will be held on January
31. 2015 ONE by ONE Delegates will have the opportunity to
participate in hands-on activities and hone skills as an