Our picks for the top 5 education stories of 2014 — what do you think?

12/30/2014

What were the top 5 local education stories for 2014? And what were our most-read blog posts of the last year?

Keep reading to find out and share your thoughts!

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Clear your calendar for the 2015 ONE by ONE Convention!

12/19/2014

On January 31, 2015 ONE by ONE Delegates can expect to be challenged, enriched and encouraged through mutual and respectful conversation with stakeholders from every walk of life in Jacksonville to positively impact the Duval County School System.

Our Community Advisory Team Member, Simone' Beans shares why you should attend the convention.

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Duval County's graduation rate is up

12/18/2014

Duval SFJGrad RateMore Duval County students graduated in 2014, according to new data from the Florida Department of Education. Duval County's graduation rate improved to 74 percent.

Keep reading for new data posted throughout the day.

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Duval County's graduation rate is up

12/18/2014

Duval SFJGrad RateMore Duval County students graduated in 2014, according to new data from the Florida Department of Education. Duval County's graduation rate improved to 74 percent.

Keep reading for new data posted throughout the day.

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Summer learning programs shown to help students in math

12/16/2014

Duval County Public Schools' results are part of a six-year study of summer learning programs in five urban areas.  The study is the most comprehensive and scientific research on summer learning to date.

Keep reading to learn more about the findings.

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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

DID YOU KNOW?

 

87%

of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2018-2019.