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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Teachers and parents speak out on public schools

At a City Council public hearing, community members voiced their support for putting a half-cent sales tax for public schools on the ballot.

6/13/2019

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Why everyone should celebrate graduation season

When students graduate from high school, everyone benefits.

5/31/2019

For our students and everyone who has supported them, graduation is a huge achievement. It’s also a time to celebrate for our community as a whole.

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EDDY Awards Impact: 'My students will always have a retreat'

5/21/2019

Jeffrey Bellamy teaches students with intellectual disabilities, communication and sensory deficits at Mt. Herman Exceptional Student Center. Thanks to a classroom grant provided by Florida Blue as part of JPEF's EDDY Awards celebration, Mr. Bellamy's students now have a sensory retreat right in their classroom, any time they need it.

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Upcoming Event

EDTalks

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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