JPEF President published in the Florida Times-Union: Duval’s school system has responded well to dramatic changes
Rachael Tutwiler Fortune writes about the impact of coronavirus on public schools -- and the need to support our most vulnerable children.
"Our public schools play a critical role in our community, especially for our students who are living in poverty."Read More
If home learning has been so successful, why not do it all the time?
So, during a recent City Council meeting, the question arose -- why don’t we do home learning all the time? Do we really need a half-penny to upgrade school buildings if Duval HomeRoom is going so well?Read More
JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her thoughts as the parent of a senior.
High school graduation has been a recurring theme in the life of JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune. In a new Q&A, Rachael shared what high school graduation means to her, and offered some words of inspiration for fellow parents who are watching their graduating seniors miss out during their last year of high school.
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund Receives a $30,000 Grant from Truist for COVID-19 Relief Efforts
The grant is part of the financial services company’s Truist Cares initiative, a $25 million philanthropic pledge announced in March to support basic needs, medical supplies and financial hardship relief due to COVID-19.Read More
Wayman Academy, an A-school serving disadvantaged students, has made a rapid transition to home learning independently of the school district. Learn more about how it's going.Read More