Northeast Florida Teachers of the Year come together for a day of learning and development


The Jacksonville Public Education Fund, the Clay Education Foundation, and INK - Investing in Kids recently brought together teachers of the year from Duval, Clay, and St. Johns counties for a day of partnership and development around the topic of trauma-informed classroom practices. 

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What top teachers think about revising the Florida Standards

We asked teachers of the year what they think about the Florida Standards.


Earlier this year, Governor DeSantis issued an executive order calling for a revision of the Florida State Standards and elimination of the Common Core. We asked the 2019-2020 school-level Teachers of the Year what they think.

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EDDYs Impact: Elevating and empowering teacher leaders


JPEF has turned the EDDY Awards, Jacksonville’s teacher of the year celebration, into the yearlong EDDYs experience for Duval’s top teachers, designed to celebrate, elevate and empower teacher leaders and retain them in the classroom. Here's what Duval's top teachers said about the experience.

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Florida Department of Education announces bonuses for teachers in high-needs public schools


"Our research has shown that low pay is a major reason why Duval County teachers leave the classroom, and we believe we must recruit and retain great teachers in our struggling schools to help close the opportunity gap."

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Meet the JPEF team: Warren Buck, Director of Teacher Leadership

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund is thrilled to welcome Warren Buck to the team.


We asked Warren a few questions about his career and what he hopes to accomplish at JPEF.

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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-cent tax 

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, the Jacksonville community said once again they would support a small tax for schools.

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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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