Jacksonville Public Education Fund Announces the 2020 Teachers of the Year

9/9/2019

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) facilitates the Teacher of the Year awards in Duval County, and has developed a yearlong program to celebrate, elevate and empower Duval County’s top teachers from traditional and public charter schools. The cornerstone is the EDDY Awards, an elegant gala to celebrate all the teachers of the year and announce the Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year. This school year, the EDDY Awards are on January 17, 2020.

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EDDYs Impact: Elevating and empowering teacher leaders

7/23/2019

JPEF has turned the EDDY Awards, Jacksonville’s teacher of the year celebration, into the yearlong EDDYs experience for Duval’s top teachers, designed to celebrate, elevate and empower teacher leaders and retain them in the classroom. Here's what Duval's top teachers said about the experience.

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Florida Department of Education announces bonuses for teachers in high-needs public schools

7/18/2019

"Our research has shown that low pay is a major reason why Duval County teachers leave the classroom, and we believe we must recruit and retain great teachers in our struggling schools to help close the opportunity gap."

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Meet the JPEF team: Warren Buck, Director of Teacher Leadership

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund is thrilled to welcome Warren Buck to the team.

6/26/2019

We asked Warren a few questions about his career and what he hopes to accomplish at JPEF.

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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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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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85.1 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2018, a record high.

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