The fall’s ONE by ONE community meeting will bring much of what you expect from our gatherings: new and crucial information, deep discussion with fellow advocates from across the city, opportunities to take action. You will hear directly from Superintendent Nikolai Vitti about how transformation is taking place, and ask your questions too.
Explore the new PowerUP Jax today, and see how your tax-deductible donation gives teachers the power to create innovative projects that raise student achievement. A small gift can give teachers and students a chance to do big things.
In a new January 2014 policy brief, we examine the current school grading system. With an invaluable opportunity to modernize the accountability system, what could Florida improve to make school grades more meaningful and stable in the future?
Read more to find out — and learn what you can do.
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.
Gaining leadership skills is important for young girls as they
academically progress from elementary, middle and high
Continue reading to learn about two local nonprofits with
current leadership opportunities.
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Under Dr. Nikolai Vitti's leadership the district has emphasized
art education with equitable funding by ensuring that 106
elementary schools have at least one full-time art and music
teacher. Also, there's an art or music program in every Duval
County middle or high school.
Continue reading to learn about the district's commitment to
educating the whole child.
This primary election, the Duval County Supervisor of
Elections canvassing board examined ballots for the Duval County
School Board District 2 and Florida House District 15 races.
Continue reading to learn the importance of making your voice
The Florida Department of Education and the U.S.
Department of Education are at odds over when to start counting
test results for students just learning to speak English. So what
does the research say about how long it really takes students to
become fluent in English?
Keep reading to learn more and download a short white paper on
Check out the results of tonight's election in races for Duval
County School Board.
The event includes paintball, bungee run, tug-of-war,
bounce houses, obstacle course, face painting, food trucks and
Make the commitment to eat dinner as a family during the week of
Sept. 22nd through Sept. 27th and enter to win a family meal (up to
$35) at one of Jacksonville's great participating restaurants.
Take the pledge today!
In America, we both love and fight for our right to exercise our
freedom of speech, whether at the podium or in works of literature.
In honor of this liberty, Before Emails: Reader Theater Literacy
Program and the Jacksonville Public Library celebrate "National
Banned Books Week" with a striking performance.
Continue to learn more.