Special Fund Allows Community Members to Support the Renaming of Public Schools

DCPS and JPEF are partnering to provide an opportunity for community members to support the renaming of public schools.

7/7/2020

On June 16, the Duval County School Board voted unanimously, 7-0, to begin the renaming process for six public schools whose names honor Confederate leaders.

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Announcing the launch of the Wolfburg Fund for Social Justice in Education

Brian and Jake Wolfburg established the Fund at JPEF to support educators advancing social justice.

6/23/2020

The Fund is launching with an exciting professional learning opportunity for teachers and their students: The Wolfburg Fellowship. 

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JPEF awarded $10,000 grant to bring social justice training to Teachers of the Year

Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will support JPEF's Teacher Leadership Initiative.

6/10/2020

Close to 50 public school teacher leaders in Duval County will make social justice a meaningful aspect of their everyday instruction while completing an action research project to influence teaching practices across their school community.

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The Jacksonville Public Education Fund Receives a $30,000 Grant from Truist for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

4/21/2020

The grant is part of the financial services company’s Truist Cares initiative, a $25 million philanthropic pledge announced in March to support basic needs, medical supplies and financial hardship relief due to COVID-19. 

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Education Innovator Speaks in Jacksonville about What Students Need to Succeed in the 21st Century

JPEF also celebrated 10 years of impact and launched a new School Leadership Initiative.

9/18/2019

Dr. Tony Wagner, an internationally acclaimed author and education innovator, shared a thought-provoking message about the future of education with more than 350 education and community leaders today as the keynote speaker of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund’s EDTalks event. 

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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.