Happy holidays from JPEF

12/21/2018

JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her reflections at the end of 2018.

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Happy holidays from JPEF

12/21/2018

JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her reflections at the end of 2018.

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Supporting education is a breeze with the new Support Education license plate

12/11/2018

After 25 years and more than a million miles on Florida's highways, the Support Education specialty license plate has a fresh look.

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Results of the Duval County School Board elections

Congratulations to our three new members!

11/7/2018

Last night, Duval County voters elected three new members of the Duval County School Board -- Elizabeth Andersen, Darryl Willie and Charlotte Joyce.

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Giving thanks to great school leaders

11/5/2018

Last week, we learned that one of our own principals in Duval County Public Schools was one of 11 principals across the nation to win the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership from the U.S. Department of Education.

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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.