Independent Research

A new research brief explores the relationship between school buildings and student learning.

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Support the Half-Penny

Learn more about the half-penny referendum and find out why JPEF supports it.

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Help Rename Schools

Make a tax-deductible contribution to help offset the costs of renaming schools honoring Confederate leaders.

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We spark innovation, relationships and resources to power the potential within and around our public schools to achieve excellent outcomes for all students.

We believe that phenomenal leadership in and around our public schools will move our schools forward to prepare students with the skills they need for future success.



School principal working with students

The transformative impact of school leaders

There are no great schools without great leaders. Learn how the Jacksonville Public Education Fund is supporting principals in Title I elementary schools. 

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Join us at the EDDY Awards

2020 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year

Leena Hall, a 10th grade Language Arts teacher at William M. Raines High School, was given the top honor at the 2020 EDDY Awards. 

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Upcoming Event

School Board Primary Elections

Four seats on the seven-member School Board are up for election this year. Learn about the candidates in our Advocacy Center so you can make an informed choice.

  • Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020
  • Time: 7:00AM to 7:00PM
  • Where: Your Polling Place
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-penny for schools 

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, the Jacksonville community said once again they would support a small tax for schools.

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Renaming Schools

You can help offset the costs of renaming six public schools that honor Confederates in their names.

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