Parent Leader Spotlight: Better Communication about IEPs

Amy Boyle is using her experience with IEPs to help other families and teachers.


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FAQ: Renaming Schools in Duval County

Frequently asked questions about renaming nine schools, including six that honor Confederates.


Following the death of George Floyd, the Duval County School Board voted to begin a process to consider new names for nine schools in Duval County, including nine named for Confederates. Learn more in our FAQ.

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Teacher Leader Spotlight: 'Never miss an opportunity to make a change'

Nadine Ebri's students are scoring among the top in the district thanks to the support of JPEF's Teacher Leadership Initiative.


Said Ms. Ebri: "My Algebra I students had the second-highest average out of all the middle schools in the district on PMA 3 [Progress Monitoring Activities]. I can attribute all their success to this project. Thank you."  

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Inside the School Leadership Initiative: Helping students climb out of the ‘pit’

JPEF's School Leadership Initiative helps build the leadership skills of Title I elementary school principals.


This month, principals across Duval County joined a virtual learning session to talk about – “the learning pit” – a metaphor for the learning journey – and how teachers can support students to go in bravely with an academic mindset.

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School Leader Spotlight: Attracting great teachers at Woodland Acres Elementary

JPEF is supporting Principal Tiffany Green as she seeks to make Woodland Acres a destination for great teachers.


"JPEF has allowed us to support our teachers through additional funding for program materials and additional coaching support."

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Upcoming Event

Applications Due for the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

  • Date: Sunday, Feb 21, 2021
  • Time: 11:59PM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Online Application
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2020 Annual Report

Read about the impact you made by investing in the Jacksonville Public Education Fund.

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of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2018-2019.