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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2018 Teacher of the Year nominees announced

9/6/2017

Please join us in congratulating the 175 educators that have been nominated as a Teacher of the Year at the school level!

 

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Upcoming Event

Election Day

This fall, voters will have a chance to determine the direction of our public schools through four School Board elections and a referendum on a half-penny sales tax for Duval County Public Schools.

  • Date: Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020
  • Time: 12:00AM to 11:59PM
  • 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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