Jacksonville Public Education Fund partners with Kids Hope Alliance to improve third-grade reading skills

The COVID-19 pandemic has made the need for this work greater than ever before.


The new partnership will take current efforts to the next level.

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Jacksonville Public Education Fund and Community First Cares Foundation provide classroom grants for Duval teachers

About $50,000 will go toward innovative projects and supplies as students go back to school.


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Three teachers awarded the Wolfburg Fellowship for Social Justice in Education

The fellows will pursue professional learning on diversity and inclusion, participate in JPEF’s Teacher Leadership Initiative, and lead activities with their students.


Jake and Brian Wolfburg, the CEO of VyStar Credit Union, established the Fellowship at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund in 2020 to advance the work of public school teachers committed to social justice in Duval County.

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40 Duval educators complete JPEF Summer Residency to help drive equitable outcomes in their schools

Principals, assistant principals, and teacher leaders worked together for three days to learn best practices to improve student outcomes.


Educators will work to bring restorative justice, trauma-informed care, and collective leadership to their schools in the upcoming year.

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