Meet the Team: Danté Jennings

Danté Jennings serves as the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund

10/28/2021

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Meet the Team: Shannon Varga

Shannon Varga serves as the Director of Data and Research at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund

10/20/2021

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Teacher Leader Spotlight: Wolfburg Fellow Steve Ingram

STEVE INGRAM, A TEACHER AT STANTON COLLEGE PREPARATORY, DEVELOPED A SOCIAL JUSTICE COURSE TO TEACH DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

10/11/2021

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Advocacy Night: Restorative Justice in Schools

Dryden Mills, Senior Associate for Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships at JPEF, led the first of our quarterly Advocacy Nights to educate and activate community members to take action on issues central to our work

10/11/2021

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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.