In memoriam: Ann Baker

12/27/2011

In memoriam: Ann BakerThis week, the Jacksonville community lost a great activist and philanthropist in Ann Baker, who passed away on Monday. 

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Guest blogger: Featured student Mercedes Trapp

12/16/2011

Today at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund we are having a holiday party for our ONE in THREE exhibit featured students. Mercedes Trapp is of among them and she is a talented and dedicated spokeswomen! She shared a beautiful story with us.
 
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Guest blogger: Featured student Mercedes Trapp

12/16/2011

Today at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund we are having a holiday party for our ONE in THREE exhibit featured students. Mercedes Trapp is of among them and she is a talented and dedicated spokeswomen! She shared a beautiful story with us.
 
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inBRIEF Fall 2011: Demystifying School Funding

12/15/2011

Fall 2011 inBRIEFIt couldn't be more important time to talk about funding for public education. In 2011, the state of Florida cut 1.4 billion from public education; in Duval County, the board wrestled with a $91 million shortfall. Further reductions will make 2012 no easier. School funding is a volatile and emotional issue, and it is complicated.

This brief attempts to bring forward a simple and clear-headed analysis to answer a few important questions:

- Does the district have enough money?
- Is the state doing its part to adequately fund schools?
- Is the district doing its part to spend the money it has responsibly?
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Take action on school funding!

12/15/2011

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund had an amazing response to the release of our new policy paper today! We started the day with briefing sessions with state legislators and then community members and had a successful press conference following the release of the report. Now, it's up to YOU to take action.

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  • Date: Friday, Jan 17, 2020
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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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