Why trauma-informed teaching can help kids now more than ever

Find out what trauma-informed teaching can do for your students in this Q&A.

5/21/2020

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COVID-19 and the economy: We can’t afford to lose funding for public schools

JPEF will keep you informed on funding cuts so you can speak up for public schools.

5/20/2020

Just as we’re seeing how much value our public schools bring, they’re also facing one of the most serious threats we’ve seen in a long time.

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Here's how JPEF will inform the community about 2020 School Board Elections

The School Board has a big job. We'll help you understand it.

5/13/2020

JPEF will host virtual candidate forums and publish candidate questionnaires.

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JPEF provides classroom grants in partnership with generous donors

Through our Educator Relief Funds, JPEF is supporting teachers, schools and students.

5/8/2020

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JPEF President published in the Florida Times-Union: Duval’s school system has responded well to dramatic changes

Rachael Tutwiler Fortune writes about the impact of coronavirus on public schools -- and the need to support our most vulnerable children.

5/7/2020

"Our public schools play a critical role in our community, especially for our students who are living in poverty."

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Upcoming Event

Election Day

This fall, voters will have a chance to determine the direction of our public schools through four School Board elections and a referendum on a half-penny sales tax for Duval County Public Schools.

  • Date: Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020
  • Time: 12:00AM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Your polling place
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-penny for schools 

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?

86.5 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2019, a record high.

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