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From the Florida-Times Union: winner's mantra is "seize the day"

The Florida-Times Union published an article about 2019 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year Sarah Pasion.

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In the spotlight: Florida Blue Finalist Nakeisha Tinsley

Florida Blue Finalist Nakeisha Tinsley appeared on Channel 4 this morning to talk about what inspires her as a teacher. Join us tonight at the EDDY Awards. Tickets are available at the door.

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In the spotlight: VyStar Finalist Danisha Love

VyStar Finalist Danisha Love appeared on the Channel 4 Morning Show today to talk about what inspires her as a teacher. Join us at the EDDY Awards this Friday to find out who will be the 2019 Florida Blue Teacher of the Year.

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In the spotlight: Rotary Finalist Sarah Pasion

Rotary Finalist Sarah Pasion appeared on the Channel 4 Morning Show today to talk about what inspires her as a teacher. Join us at the EDDY Awards this Friday to find out who will be the 2019 Florida Blue Teacher of the Year.

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In the spotlight: Deutsche Bank Finalist Rachel Duff

Deutsche Bank Finalist Rachel Duff appeared on the Channel 4 Morning Show today to talk about what inspires her as a teacher. Join us at the EDDY Awards this Friday to find out who will be the 2019 Florida Blue Teacher of the Year.

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In the Spotlight: Wells Fargo Finalist Joshua Diaz

Wells Fargo Finalist Joshua Diaz appeared on the Channel 4 Morning Show today to talk about what inspires him to teach. 

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Supporting education is a breeze with the Support Education license plate

After 25 years and more than a million miles on Florida's highways, the Support Education specialty license plate has a fresh look.

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Five Teachers Named as Finalists for 2019 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year

Joshua Diaz, Rachel Duff, Danisha Love, Sarah Pasion and Nakeisha Tinsley were named as finalists for the 2019 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year.

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Rachael Tutwiler Fortune, Judge Brian Davis to Lead the Jacksonville Public Education Fund

The Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund appointed Rachael Tutwiler Fortune as the President of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund through a unanimous vote at a meeting this week. The board also elected Judge Brian Davis as its new chair, effective January 1, 2019.

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The power of parental involvement

Tiffany Clark, a parent leader in Jacksonville, felt it was only a matter of time before a student was struck by a car in front of her child's school. She asked a simple question: “Who do we need to talk to about fixing the traffic situation?”

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