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Five ways you can say thanks this Teacher Appreciation Week

undefinedWe could use this blog post to outline all of the research on the crucial importance of a great teacher in the lives of students here and across the nation. We could write a book about just some of the incredible educators in Duval County who are inspiring their students and colleagues alike. Or we could just encourage you to #ThankATeacher past or present on social media (which, by the way, you should do).

But we'd like to use this occasion to ask you to go one step further. Here are five things you can do this week to make teachers a priority — not just in schools but in our community as a whole. Keep reading to see five ways you can celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Join us to celebrate teacher innovation on May 12

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Educators are the most creative individuals in our community. That's the foundation behind PowerUP Jax, our initiative to put some fuel behind create teachers' ideas.

Join us to celebrate creativity in the classroom and meet some of our district's most innovative public school teachers! Keep reading to see the details and RSVP.

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Jacksonville partners join with national groups to explore getting students "Ready by 21"

undefinedSeveral members of the Jacksonville Education Partners team working together on afterschool and summer learning systems-building headed to Baltimore last week to meet with the Wallace Foundation and a few hundred youth advocates and practitioners from around the country.

The goal? Explore what it really means to prepare students for life after school. Keep reading to learn more about this philosophy and download resources!

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