A parent leader in action

Teachers discuss the impact of implicit bias in their classrooms

3/11/2019

Whitney Touchton, a participant in Parents Who Lead, led a session on implicit bias at the WJCT Teach Conference, bringing some of Duval County's top teachers to speak with more than 50 other educators about how to create a classroom environment where all students can thrive.

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Leader in Me: profile of a Duval County Public Schools elementary school teacher

6/12/2018

For Nilda Allen, a Windy Hill Elementary School teacher, the best part about interacting with Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) and being selected as her school’s 2018 Teacher of the Year was the love she felt from the community outside of her school’s four walls.

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#JaxThanksATeacher: Teacher Appreciation Week

5/1/2018

Join JPEF as we celebrate our teachers May 7 - 11 for Teacher Appreciation Week! In anticipation, we are sharing ways you can thank the amazing teachers in Duval who work tirelessly every day to provide the best education for their students.

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A glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Will Smith's classroom

4/11/2018

Here's a glimpse into 2018 Florida Blue Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Will Smith's classroom.

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A glimpse into Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Abe Reising's classroom

4/10/2018

Here's a glimpse into 2018 Florida Blue Duval Teacher of the Year Finalist Abe Riesing's classroom.

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Upcoming Event

DCPS Facilities Scenario Community Meeting

Learn about which schools would be renovated under proposed plans for improving Duval County's aging school buildings.

  • Date: Thursday, Mar 21, 2019
  • Time: 6:00PM to8:00PM
  • Where: Englewood High School
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2019 Education Poll

Teachers matter

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, participants said teachers, parents and school leaders have the biggest impact on school quality.

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Did You Know?

85.1 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2018, a record high.

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