Generous gift to expand the Wolfburg Fellowship for Social Justice in Education

Applications for the Fellowship, due June 13, are open to public school teachers in Duval County.


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School leader spotlight: Culturally responsive teaching at Lake Lucina Elementary

JPEF provides professional learning, coaching and grant funding to Principal Michelle Walsh through our School Leadership Initiative.


Principal Michelle Walsh is fascinated by the brain science of teaching – so her project with JPEF focuses on Culturally Responsive Teaching, a research-based approach that helps students get into in an “academic mindset” - ready to learn.

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Lake Lucina Elementary School teaching team awarded the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

Five teachers will travel to Washington, D.C., and a national conference to learn how to become a social justice model school.


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Parent Leader Spotlight: Better Communication about IEPs

Amy Boyle is using her experience with IEPs to help other families and teachers.


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FAQ: Renaming Schools in Duval County

Frequently asked questions about renaming nine schools, including six that honor Confederates.


Following the death of George Floyd, the Duval County School Board voted to begin a process to consider new names for nine schools in Duval County, including nine named for Confederates. Learn more in our FAQ.

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Upcoming Event

EDTalks & Action

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
  • Time: 11:30AM
  • Where: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
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of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2018-2019.