EDDY Awards Impact: "I knew that my students would be excited"

With a grant from Florida Blue, third-grade teacher Ms. Octavia Sloan was able to better furnish her classroom.

7/1/2019

With a grant from Florida Blue, Ms. Octavia Sloan bought wobble chairs to keep her busy third-graders occupied during their English Language Arts class.

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2019 legislative recap: what passed, what didn’t and what’s next

6/27/2019

Last month, the 2019 Florida Legislature came to a close, producing several new education bills that have recently been signed into law by Governor DeSantis.

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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.

6/26/2019

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

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Ten ways education makes a difference

Research shows some surprising benefits to a great education.

6/17/2019

People often say the best poverty reduction program is a good education. Here are a few other benefits.

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Supporting teacher leaders through the JPEF summer fellowship

The e-cubed summer fellowship is an intensive learning experience that JPEF developed to support teacher leaders in and out of the classroom.

6/17/2019

The e-cubed summer fellowship is an intensive learning experience that JPEF developed to support teacher leaders in and out of the classroom.

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Upcoming Event

EDDY Awards

  • Date: Friday, Jan 17, 2020
  • Time: 7:00PM to 10:00PM
  • Where: Hyatt Regency, 220 E Coastline Drive
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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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