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ONE by ONE, School by School upcoming volunteer opportunities

Thinking about volunteering with your favorite organization? May it be mentoring youth, reading to Pre-K students or participating in career day. There are plenty of volunteer options with the Jacksonville Public Education Fund newest initiative titled ONE by ONE, School By School.

Continue reading to learn more about how you can get involved.

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Five questions you're asking about school accountability

After many long discussions throughout the state about school accountability, Gov. Rick Scott signed HB 7069 into law this week, a sweeping measure that tackles some of the thorny issues that have arisen from this year's transition to the new Florida Standards.

But there is still a lot we don't know for sure about the transition and how it will play out over the next year. Here are five questions we've been hearing from community members about the impact of the new law -- and three more questions we think should be asked.

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District, KIPP receive state grant to improve collaboration

The Duval County School Board approved Tuesday a $3.8 million grant from the Florida Department of Education to improve collaboration between traditional public schools and the KIPP Jacksonville charter school network.

Continue reading to learn more about this beneficial collaboration.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mother and daughter duo moving public education forward

Volunteer Spotlight 2015April is volunteer Appreciation month and the Jacksonville Public Education Fund would like to take the time out to show our gratitude to those who have dedicated time and service to assist us in our efforts in Moving Public Education Forward in Duval County.

Learn why Diane and Jenna enjoy volunteering with our organization.

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Takeaways from the 2015 Generation W Conference

It's always inspiring and empowering to attend Generation W, a women's leadership conference. As a young professional, I often explore the professional connections and partnerships others make to gain leadership experience.

Continue reading to learn about this annual women's leadership conference.

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