JPEF launches classroom grants for teachers in partnership with Community First Cares Foundation

Teachers can find out how to apply at jaxpef.org/community-first.

8/25/2020

The partnership is the largest grant program of its kind for both organizations, who have worked together on several similar grant programs in the past few years.

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Where do the School Board candidates stand on the issues?

What the candidates said on school re-opening, school choice, and the half-penny for public schools.

8/11/2020

Key takeaways from our virtual candidate forums.

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JPEF School Leader Summer Residency: Investing in principals to close the opportunity gap

Many times the difference in high-performing and under-performing schools is the principal.

8/7/2020

One principal shared, “We are students of the students we serve.”

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Teacher leaders promote education equity through “heart work”

Checking in with Caran Mullins, one of the winners of the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship.

7/30/2020

“Not only did it bring validation for other people watching us do this work, but for the group itself,” Mullins said. “It is really hard work, and sometimes I doubt myself, too.”

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Upcoming Event

30th Annual EDDY Awards

You are invited to watch the first-ever televised EDDY Awards: Live from Jacksonville! 

  • Date: Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021
  • Time: 12:30PM to 1:30PM
  • Where: WJXT/Channel 4 and News4Jax.com
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2020 Annual report cover

2020 Annual Report

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

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

87%

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