Florida Times-Union features JPEF in its second decade of impact

The article, which highlighted the story of President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune, was on the front page.

11/16/2019

JPEF was proud to be recognized on the front page of the Florida Times-Union as we celebrate 10 years of impact.

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Duval schools honored for excellence in community involvement

11/11/2019

Twenty-five schools in Duval County have been honored with the Five Star Schools Award for 2018-19. The award recognizes schools that have demonstrated success in incorporating families and community members into the school environment. 

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Semi-finalists named for 2020 Duval County Teacher of the Year

11/7/2019

Fifteen outstanding public school teachers were named semi-finalists for the 2020 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year today.

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JPEF's Teacher Leadership Summit offers professional development to top teachers

11/2/2019

Last Saturday, more than 100 of Duval County's top teachers gathered at the Jesse Ball duPont Center for JPEF's daylong Teacher Leadership Summit. 

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Four facts about elected vs. appointed superintendents

Find out why 98 percent of school districts have an appointed superintendent.

10/30/2019

Coming on the heels of the tax referendum controversy is a new proposal to have an elected, instead of School Board-appointed, Superintendent for Duval County Public Schools (DCPS). Here are four facts about why Duval County has an appointed superintendent.

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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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