In the spotlight: Wells Fargo Finalist Joshua Diaz


Wells Fargo Finalist Joshua Diaz teaches fifth grade mathematics and science at Hogan-Spring Glen Elementary School. 

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This Black History Month, "do something"


As a part of Black History Month, the University of North Florida honored the ideals and teachings of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the 38th Annual MLK Luncheon last week.

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The facts about common core


Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order calling for Florida to spend the next year developing new state curriculum standards.


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The importance of teachers of color for Duval County students


One of the most exciting parts of this year’s gala is happening behind the scenes: all five finalists for 2019 Duval County Teacher of the Year are teachers of color.

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Happy holidays from JPEF


JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her reflections at the end of 2018.

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Upcoming Event

DCPS Facilities Scenario Community Meeting

Learn about which schools would be renovated under proposed plans for improving Duval County's aging school buildings.

  • Date: Thursday, Mar 21, 2019
  • Time: 6:00PM to8:00PM
  • Where: Englewood High School
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2019 Education Poll

Teachers matter

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, participants said teachers, parents and school leaders have the biggest impact on school quality.

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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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