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Westside thanks a teacher; 1,000 messages shared

Westside residents helped us reach our first 1,000 messages of thanks for teachers in Duval County.

 

 

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Superintendent with education background wanted as candidate selection begins

As the leader of our public education system, Duval’s next superintendent will play a critical role in continuing DCPS’ success while working relentlessly to improve outcomes for all our students so they receive an excellent education.

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Duval leads in student achievement on 2017 NAEP

The 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) were released today and Duval tops the list of urban school districts in student achievement.

 

 

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A Glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Tabetha Cox's Classroom

Great teaching and learning are happening every day in Duval County Public Schools, and we're excited to provide a glimpse into five of those classrooms. 

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A Glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Stephanie Bellino's Classroom

Great teaching and learning are happening every day in Duval County Public Schools, and we're excited to provide a glimpse into five of those classrooms. 

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Teacher Roundtable Learning Year: Revisiting Teacher Leadership

This year, the Teacher Roundtable Steering Committee made the decision to continue a focus on teacher leadership, to expand their current understanding of teacher leadership from a more global perspective before pursuing implementation of last year’s plan.  

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“Education background, willing to learn from others” among top superintendent qualities

There was a lively discussion in nearly every meeting about whether someone with a business background would be a successful superintendent, but most attendees argued that having a background in education, including classroom teaching experience, was more important.

 

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DCPS leaders missed opportunity in case of Kernan Middle School teacher

Though Swinyar will not be teaching in the classroom anymore, cutting ties completely would have been a more appropriate display of leadership.

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Springfield community to Jacksonville teachers: “we appreciate you”

Our first Teachers Are More Canvassing Day took place on Feb. 17 in the Springfield community. Students, parents and teachers from Westside High School, Ribault High School, Englewood High School and Fishweir Elementary gathered with a mission to encourage Springfield residents to support teachers. 

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What makes a superintendent great and why it matters for Jacksonville

Our community shares the responsibility of making Jacksonville a city where students receive an excellent education and acquire the knowledge and skills to become productive, contributing citizens. As the leader of our local public education system, Duval County’s next school superintendent will play a critical role in carrying out that vision. 

 

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