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About EDTalks

EDTalks is an annual speaker series and luncheon that brings education's greatest thought leaders to Duval County. JPEF invites internationally acclaimed thought leaders, shared a thought-provoking message about the future of education with more than 350 education and community leaders today as our keynote speaker.

In 2019, the event celebrated JPEF’s 10th anniversary and served as the official launch of the School Leadership Initiative, JPEF’s new program to support principals in Title 1 elementary schools, which serve a large proportion of students in poverty. 

To contribute to this important work, please donate here. 

 

WATCH: Celebrating 10 years of impact  

 

 

WATCH: EDTalks 2019

 

 

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Upcoming Event

Election Day

This fall, voters will have a chance to determine the direction of our public schools through four School Board elections and a referendum on a half-penny sales tax for Duval County Public Schools.

  • Date: Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020
  • Time: 12:00AM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Your polling place
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-penny for schools 

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, the Jacksonville community said once again they would support a small tax for schools.

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Renaming Schools

You can help offset the costs of renaming six public schools that honor Confederates in their names.

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