School leadership matters: Spotlight on Principal Sabrina Session-Jones

Principal Session-Jones is one of the School Leadership Fellows JPEF supports with coaching and grant funding.


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New research sheds light on inequities in teacher retention in Duval County

The report comes as JPEF prepares to accelerate strategies to diversify the teaching workforce in Duval County.


An analysis of three years of data from Duval County Public Schools showed that Duval County’s teacher retention rate is about 84 percent year-to-year across the entire district, and about 75 percent year-to-year in the average school.

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JPEF's Approach to Impact: A Message from JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune


JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares an update on JPEF's approach to impact.

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Duval County Parents Begin Intensive Advocacy Training Program

Now in its third year, the program has made a dramatic impact in Duval County, as graduates have led successful community projects on implicit bias, special education and many other issues.


A diverse cohort of 16 parents has been selected to participate in Parents Who Lead, an intensive program on civic leadership that teaches parents how to be effective advocates for children.


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Upcoming Event

Applications Due for the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

  • Date: Sunday, Feb 21, 2021
  • Time: 11:59PM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Online Application
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2020 Annual Report

Read about the impact you made by investing in the Jacksonville Public Education Fund.

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of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2018-2019.