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!
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.
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.
teacher at Ortega Elementary, Shaun Bennett shares why he's
passionate about public education and how he's thinking outside the
box to get more resources into his classroom.
Continue reading to learn about his inspirational story.
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Today was a big day for Duval County
Public Schools: The school board voted to approve an agreement with
Duval Teachers United for a new three-year contract that is being
called groundbreaking on both sides.
Keep reading to learn more and see what people are saying about
A new white paper and
interactive visualization looks at the amount of time that students
spend taking tests in Florida districts.
Keep reading to learn more, or go right to the data.
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,
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.
The School Board and Superintendent invite you to participate in
one of two community meetings designed to help parents and the
community better understand the new state standards and assessments
along with their possible impact on school grades and student
Come learn about various opportunities for exposure to
alternative enrichment opportunities and book speakers and field
trips at this event! Raffle prizes will be given away for those who
The Duval County School Board holds its regular