City Council will consider tax referendum for schools (again)

The Duval School Board's request for a referendum has several sponsors on the Council.

4/3/2020

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Parent leaders graduate ready to make an impact for children

4/2/2020

While the formal training is ending, the impact is just beginning.

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How can parents support home learning? Advice from Duval County Teacher of the Year Leena Hall-Young

3/31/2020

How can parents support home learning during the coronavirus crisis? We asked Leena Hall-Young, who teaches English Language Arts at Raines High School.

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Resources for teachers, parents and principals during coronavirus crisis

3/30/2020

Educators and parents are working hard to keep kids learning during the coronavirus crisis. Here are some resources that can help everyone be advocates for public education during this difficult time.

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Legislative session recap: Was this in fact the ‘year of the teacher’?

It was a big year for education, even as coronavirus shifted priorities.

3/24/2020

New legislation and a state budget are now with the Governor for signing. So, where did we land on teacher pay and other issues? 

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Upcoming Event

Join Us for EDTalks 2020

EDTalks is an annual speaker series and luncheon that brings education's greatest thought leaders to Duval County. Mark your calendar for October 8!

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 08, 2020
  • Time: 11:30AM to 1:00PM
  • Where: 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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