Stephanie Bellino named 2018 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year

2/2/2018

Stephanie Bellino was named the 2018 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year tonight at the 27th Annual EDDY Awards. Bellino, a fifth-grade reading teacher at Garden City Elementary, was selected by a committee of volunteers from nominees from 177 public schools.

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Semifinalists named for Teacher of the Year Award to receive new Florida Blue Professional Learning Scholarships

12/12/2017

Fifteen outstanding public school teachers last week were named semifinalists for the 2018 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year.

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Call for submissions open for Teachers Are More campaign

10/30/2017

About half of Duval County Public School teachers leave the classroom within the first five years of teaching – a concerning fact when you consider that Jacksonville’s population continues to grow exponentially and that teachers hit their stride in the profession between the three and five year mark. 

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Duval County School Board requests additional data to assist with superintendent search

10/26/2017

Strong district leadership has the potential to transform education opportunities for students, thereby strengthening the foundation upon which our community stands

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Community pledges commitment to public education at Public Ed Ambassador initiative launch

10/23/2017

Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) initiated the first cohort of ONE by ONE: Public Ed Ambassadors – its new elite volunteer corps  on Saturday, Oct. 21.

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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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Did You Know?

86.5 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2019, a record high.

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