The facts about common core


Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order calling for Florida to spend the next year developing new state curriculum standards.


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The importance of teachers of color for Duval County students


One of the most exciting parts of this year’s gala is happening behind the scenes: all five finalists for 2019 Duval County Teacher of the Year are teachers of color.

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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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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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