Florida released public school graduation rates today, and Duval County rose from 76.6% to 78.8%. The increase included substantial gains among minority students. Keep reading for more details and information about how graduation rates are calculated.Read More
Several members of the Jacksonville Education Partners team working together on afterschool and summer learning systems-building headed to Baltimore last week to meet with the Wallace Foundation and a few hundred youth advocates and practitioners from around the country.
The goal? Explore what it really means to prepare students for life after school. Keep reading to learn more about this philosophy and download resources!Read More
Guest blogger Sabeen Perwaiz of Earn Up, a higher education collaborative organized by the JAXUSA Partnership with a goal of having 60 percent of adults with training certificates or college degrees by 2025, tells us all about this weekend's College Goal Sunday event — and why it's helping more students overcome barriers to college attendance.
Keep reading to learn more about the event and how you can get involved.Read More
Today the Florida Department of Education released the 2014-2015 graduation rates, and the news is incredibly encouraging.
The rates, which are calculated using a stringent federal formula, showed that Duval County's overall graduation rate rose to 76.6 percent this year, up from 74 percent last year. Even more exciting is the data showing that rates among African-American students and economically disadvantaged students are going up even faster, reducing disparities.
Keep reading to see all results and learn more.Read More
With today’s release of graduation rates by the Florida Department of Education, many have wondered — how is this rate calculated? Who “counts” toward the graduation rate and who doesn’t?
Keep reading to learn more.Read More