Lake Lucina Elementary School teaching team awarded the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

Five teachers will travel to Washington, D.C., and a national conference to learn how to become a social justice model school.

4/14/2021

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New research sheds light on inequities in teacher retention in Duval County

The report comes as JPEF prepares to accelerate strategies to diversify the teaching workforce in Duval County.

2/23/2021

An analysis of three years of data from Duval County Public Schools showed that Duval County’s teacher retention rate is about 84 percent year-to-year across the entire district, and about 75 percent year-to-year in the average school.

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Duval County Parents Begin Intensive Advocacy Training Program

Now in its third year, the program has made a dramatic impact in Duval County, as graduates have led successful community projects on implicit bias, special education and many other issues.

2/10/2021

A diverse cohort of 16 parents has been selected to participate in Parents Who Lead, an intensive program on civic leadership that teaches parents how to be effective advocates for children.

 

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Jim Schmitt of Mandarin High is 2021 VyStar Duval County Teacher of the Year

Mr. Schmitt was announced as the winner live on WJXT/Channel 4 at the 30th Annual EDDY Awards.

1/27/2021

Schmitt teaches U.S. History and Global Perspectives, inspiring his students to become ‘world citizens.’

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Meet the top five finalists for 2021 VyStar Duval County Teacher of the Year

One teacher will be given the county’s top teaching honor live on WJXT/Channel 4 on January 27.

12/1/2020

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Upcoming Event

Applications Due for the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

  • Date: Sunday, Feb 21, 2021
  • Time: 11:59PM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Online Application
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2020 Annual report cover

2020 Annual Report

Read about the impact you made by investing in the Jacksonville Public Education Fund.

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

87%

of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2018-2019.