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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Delores Barr Weaver issues matching challenge for school renaming

Mrs. Weaver has pledged $50,000 to the effort if the community can raise $100,000 in a 2-1 match.


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Generous gift to expand the Wolfburg Fellowship for Social Justice in Education

Applications for the Fellowship, due June 13, are open to public school teachers in Duval County.


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Lake Lucina Elementary School teaching team awarded the Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship

Five teachers will travel to Washington, D.C., and a national conference to learn how to become a social justice model school.


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New research sheds light on inequities in teacher retention in Duval County

The report comes as JPEF prepares to accelerate strategies to diversify the teaching workforce in Duval County.


An analysis of three years of data from Duval County Public Schools showed that Duval County’s teacher retention rate is about 84 percent year-to-year across the entire district, and about 75 percent year-to-year in the average school.

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