Making the Shift to the Florida Standards: A Toolkit for Citizens and Organizations


Welcome! We're glad that you are interested in downloading this toolkit, which will help you be a stronger advocate for public education in Duval County and across the state of Florida.

New! June 2016 Resources

With the release of the second round of Florida Standards Assessment results, here are some new resources that will help you in explaining what's different now. Take a look:

Fact sheet (.pdf)

Shareable infographic (.pdf version)

Shareable infographic (.jpg version)



Toolkit: Understanding the shift to the Florida Standards

Start by downloading the PDF version of the toolkit, which has the complete resources that you need.

This toolkit and available resources will be accessible online and updated as new information becomes available. Please check back for periodic updates. If you have participated in a training or webinar, you will automatically receive biweekly updates via email and invitations to participate that will help keep everyone informed about the latest developments and opportunities to get involved. If you are not receiving these, please email to be added to the list.

Once you have browsed the full toolkit, you can download individual components below.



Toolkit Downloads

All of the content here is provided in the public domain, neutrally branded and usable as-is, but please feel free to modify and adapt all of these materials however works best for you and your organization! Your feedback, questions or suggestions are always welcome by contacting Deirdre Conner at or (904) 394-0950. If you have additional materials, graphics or other collateral that you produce, please share it with us so we can show off your work to the rest of the coalition!

Talking Points

Complete talking points (Word)

Complete talking points (PDF)

Quick one-page talking points (Word)


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (Word)

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)


Presentation Slides

PowerPoint slides with photos and graphics


One-Page Flier for Parents

Duval-focused one-pager (PDF)

State-focused one-pager (PDF)

Contact Deirdre Conner at for Illustrator file


Social Media Graphics

Graphic 1 (JPG)

Graphic 2 (JPG)

Graphic 3 (JPG)

InDesign file with all graphics (INDD file)


Sample Blog and Newsletter Posts

Sample blog post (Word)

Sample newsletter article (Word)


Presentation Slides

PowerPoint slides with photos and graphics






of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2021-2022.