Welcome to the team, Veronica!

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9/15/2020

"Public education matters to me because it is where futures begin."

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Inaugural Wolfburg Fellow named at West Riverside Elementary in surprise announcement

Gabriella Solano will lead a classroom project with students and deepen her knowledge of diversity issues in the classroom through the Fellowship.

9/15/2020

As the first Wolfburg Fellow, Ms. Solano will receive a total value of at least $7,000 for professional learning, including participation in JPEF’s Teacher Leadership Initiative, and a classroom research project to explore issues of identity and representation with her students.

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Parent leader advocates for access to implicit bias training in Duval County

Whitney Touchton, a graduate of Parents Who Lead, has partnered with Duval County Public Schools to bring implicit bias training to parents and educators.

9/10/2020

How one parent's advocacy is leading to impact for children.

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Press Release: Students Speak on the Half-Penny for Public Schools

Media and the public are invited to attend. Sign up at jaxpef.org/vote

8/28/2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., August 28, 2020 — Some of Duval County’s most prominent student leaders, who attend public schools across Duval County, will speak to education advocates, the media and the public on Monday during JPEF’s ONE by ONE call to mobilize support for the half-penny for public schools.

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JPEF launches classroom grants for teachers in partnership with Community First Cares Foundation

Teachers can find out how to apply at jaxpef.org/community-first.

8/25/2020

The partnership is the largest grant program of its kind for both organizations, who have worked together on several similar grant programs in the past few years.

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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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Renaming Schools

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

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