Delores Barr Weaver issues matching challenge for school renaming

Mrs. Weaver has pledged $50,000 to the effort if the community can raise $100,000 in a 2-1 match.

5/17/2021

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Generous gift to expand the Wolfburg Fellowship for Social Justice in Education

Applications for the Fellowship, due June 13, are open to public school teachers in Duval County.

4/26/2021

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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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Upcoming Event

EDTalks & Action

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
  • Time: 11:30AM
  • Where: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
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DID YOU KNOW?

 

87%

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