Duval County is searching for its new Superintendent. JPEF is committed to supporting the school board in the search by providing resources, research, and ensuring deep community participation in the process. We’ll regularly post updates about the search and ways to contribute your voice to the conversation so check back frequently for updates.

who is the next superintendant?

This Issue Review examines the last Duval superintendent search conducted in 2012 and also explores some methods employed across the U.S. that could help the Duval County School Board as they work to appoint a successor.


Superintendent Search In the News

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Jacksonville Public Education Fund provides research, resources as Duval School Board embarks on search for new superintendent

Strengthening the systems that provide education is a matter of taking care of our city’s greatest asset: our children. Strong district leadership plays a critical role in ensuring that Duval County’s students are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in life as well as meaningful contributors to our city.

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Our schools are communities. Our communities need you.

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The Facts

Read on for stories about learning, leading and meaningful impact in Duval County’s public education system.

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Stay Informed

Stay up-to-date with recent developments in education at the national, state and local level.

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Upcoming Event

School Board Primary Elections

Four seats on the seven-member School Board are up for election this year. Learn about the candidates in our Advocacy Center so you can make an informed choice.

  • Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020
  • Time: 7:00AM to 7:00PM
  • 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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