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?
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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.
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
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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
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
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
April 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
Learn why Diane and Jenna enjoy volunteering with our
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
The Duval County School Board holds a committee meeting. At this
time, no agenda is available. Vi…
The Introduction to Mentoring course is a comprehensive and
interactive three-hour training class that prepares volunteers for
the mentoring experience by giving them the skills, knowledge and
confidence needed to be successful during their time spent with
Sign up for one of the partner events through the ONE by ONE,
School by School initiative.
The Duval County School Board Meeting holds its regular