The visitors shared that of the six school districts receiving Wallace grants, Duval County has the most rigorous academic program and its district-city partnership to leverage and align resources is top-notch.
A second Wallace Foundation grant is being awarded to The Children's Commission to create a high quality system of out of school time programs.
It is great to see national foundations coming to Jacksonville to strengthen our programs for low-income students and partner with us in closing the achievement gap!
-- Pam Paul
Read more on the RAND Corporation's new Wallace Foundation-commissioned report, "Making Summer Count: How Summer Programs Can Boost Children's Learning."