Where do the School Board candidates stand on the issues?

What the candidates said on school re-opening, school choice, and the half-penny for public schools.

8/11/2020

Key takeaways from our virtual candidate forums.

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JPEF School Leader Summer Residency: Investing in principals to close the opportunity gap

Many times the difference in high-performing and under-performing schools is the principal.

8/7/2020

One principal shared, “We are students of the students we serve.”

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Teacher leaders promote education equity through “heart work”

Checking in with Caran Mullins, one of the winners of the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship.

7/30/2020

“Not only did it bring validation for other people watching us do this work, but for the group itself,” Mullins said. “It is really hard work, and sometimes I doubt myself, too.”

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School Leadership Matters: Catching up with Florida's Assistant Principal of the Year

Kate Fulginiti went to Columbia University with the help of the Quality Education for All Fund. Now, she's the statewide Assistant Principal of the Year.

7/30/2020

"I knew I’d be challenged by some of the top professors in the field and would have the chance to collaborate with some brilliant, passionate people."

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Upcoming Event

School Board Primary Elections

Four seats on the seven-member School Board are up for election this year. Learn about the candidates in our Advocacy Center so you can make an informed choice.

  • Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020
  • Time: 7:00AM to 7:00PM
  • 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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Renaming Schools

You can help offset the costs of renaming six public schools that honor Confederates in their names.

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