Jacksonville Public Education Fund unveils the 2019 Teachers of the Year

9/10/2018

Principals in Duval County public schools have announced their school’s Teacher of the Year, nominating 182 outstanding educators for the Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year.

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Meet the 'Parents Who Lead' in Duval County

9/9/2018

Twenty-one parents and caregivers have joined Parents Who Lead, a new initiative of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) in partnership with Duval County Public Schools and the Jacksonville Public Library. On Friday, JPEF finalized the list of participants from 34 highly qualified candidates, who filled out a questionnaire and met for in-person interviews as part of the selection process.

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All three School Board races are headed to a runoff

8/29/2018

Voters will elect three School Board members in the November elections, after no candidate won a majority the primary election last night. A crowded field split the vote in competitive races in the Beaches, the Northside, and the Westside. 

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Lead Letter: Let's Work Together to Earn an A Grade for Duval Schools

8/13/2018

Rachael Tutwiler Fortune, Interim President of JPEF, wrote about why it's so important for the community to support public education in the Florida Times-Union on Sunday, Aug. 12.

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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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