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


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


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


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


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


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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