Happy holidays from JPEF


JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her reflections at the end of 2018.

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Supporting education is a breeze with the new Support Education license plate


After 25 years and more than a million miles on Florida's highways, the Support Education specialty license plate has a fresh look.

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Results of the Duval County School Board elections

Congratulations to our three new members!


Last night, Duval County voters elected three new members of the Duval County School Board -- Elizabeth Andersen, Darryl Willie and Charlotte Joyce.

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Giving thanks to great school leaders


Last week, we learned that one of our own principals in Duval County Public Schools was one of 11 principals across the nation to win the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership from the U.S. Department of Education.

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The power of parental involvement


Tiffany Clark (pictured above), the parent of a student in Duval County Public Schools, shares a story of how parents can make a difference for kids when they share their concerns with the right decision-makers. Tiffany is a participant in Parents Who Lead, a partnership between JPEF, Duval County Public Schools and the Jacksonville Public Library.

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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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