School board appoints Dr. Dana Kriznar as interim superintendent
Dr. Kriznar will serve a term of up to six months while the board searches for a new superintendent
Searching for the next superintendent
The search for the next superintendent is one of the most important responsibilities of the school board
The Historic Tenure of Dr. Diana Greene, School Superintendent
Dr. Diana Greene, the first Black and female superintendent for Duval County Public Schools, has had many notable achievements during her five-year tenure
Meet Board Fellow: Rhianna Scyster
Edelman Fellow Stephanie Montoya
Science teacher aids scientists in conservation efforts
President’s Corner: Reflecting on High School Graduation in a Pandemic
JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her thoughts as the parent of a senior.
High school graduation has been a recurring theme in the life of JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune. In a new Q&A, Rachael shared what high school graduation means to her, and offered some words of inspiration for fellow parents who are w ...Read More
Half-penny sales tax will go on the ballot in fall 2020
Education advocates reacted to the news by saying they'll support the sales tax.
“This is a long-awaited historic moment in Duval County,” said JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune. “Our students need 21st century schools, and our independent research has shown that 78.5 percent of Duval County residents support ...Read More
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.
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 Publ ...Read More