Our picks for the top 5 education stories of 2014 — what do you think?


What were the top 5 local education stories for 2014? And what were our most-read blog posts of the last year?

Keep reading to find out and share your thoughts!

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Clear your calendar for the 2015 ONE by ONE Convention!


On January 31, 2015 ONE by ONE Delegates can expect to be challenged, enriched and encouraged through mutual and respectful conversation with stakeholders from every walk of life in Jacksonville to positively impact the Duval County School System.

Our Community Advisory Team Member, Simone' Beans shares why you should attend the convention.

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Duval County's graduation rate is up


Duval SFJGrad RateMore Duval County students graduated in 2014, according to new data from the Florida Department of Education. Duval County's graduation rate improved to 74 percent.

Keep reading for new data posted throughout the day.

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Summer learning programs shown to help students in math


Duval County Public Schools' results are part of a six-year study of summer learning programs in five urban areas.  The study is the most comprehensive and scientific research on summer learning to date.

Keep reading to learn more about the findings.

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Welcome JPEF's new team members!


The Jacksonville Public Education Fund would like to introduce our newest team members. They all bring a different perspective and great expertise in their new roles with our organization. We're glad to have Lauren, Megan and Maureen on the JPEF team as we continue to move public education forward.

Continue reading to learn more about our new team members.

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Upcoming Event


Join us at EDTalks to learn how great public schools can catalyze economic growth for our city.

  • Date: Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019
  • Time: 11:30AM to 1:00PM
  • Where: The Omni Jacksonville Hotel
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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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