Results of the Duval County School Board elections

Congratulations to our three new members!


Last night, Duval County voters elected three new members of the Duval County School Board -- Elizabeth Andersen, Darryl Willie and Charlotte Joyce.

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Reflection on Leadership Transition


Leadership is a critical component of ensuring high quality schools. The Duval County School Board is that leader for more than 125,000 students each year. Election season is upon us, and three school board seats will be filled this November.

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Jacksonville Public Education Fund provides research, resources as Duval School Board embarks on search for new superintendent


Strong district leadership plays a critical role in ensuring that Duval County’s students are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in life as well as meaningful contributors to our city. Throughout the superintendent search, Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) will support the Board by providing research and resources relevant to each stage of the search process.

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Guest Blog: What happens during a school board meeting?


Just as a railway track system has many components, positive outcomes for children in Duval’s public schools involve the integration of many moving parts. Like a conductor, the Duval County School Board oversees those parts and tries to address any barriers to keeping our children on the right track to success. This is why public participation in school board meetings is so important.


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Guest Blog: What does the Superintendent do?


Strengthening the systems that provide education is a matter of taking care of our region's greatest assets: our children. Strong district leadership plays a critical role in ensuring that children are equipped with the talents and skills they need to contribute to our region. As the CEO of the school district, the Superintendent sets the tone of the school district.

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Upcoming Event


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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