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.Read More
"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."Read More
In 2018-2019, Duval County was just four points from earning an A grade districtwide.
This year, there were more A schools and fewer C schools in the district, while the number of D and F schools held steady.Read More
Many of Michelle Chambers's students come from generational poverty. That's why she was so excited to take them on an overnight field trip to SeaWorld.Read More
Thanks to a generous grant from Florida Blue, Ms. Meaghan Wilkes bought 13 ukuleles for her class, their first string instruments.Read More