Ten ways education makes a difference

Research shows some surprising benefits to a great education.


People often say a great education is the best antidote to poverty. The research backs this up - a great public education has been linked to many positive outcomes for society.

According to the Partnership for Global Education and other sources, here are ten ways that public education benefits children and our community as a whole.

That's why the Jacksonville Public Education Fund is committed to closing the opportunity gap in our community, working with school leaders, parents and teachers to elevate the quality of our public schools. We have made great progress, but we can't stop working until every child has the same great opportunity to succeed in school and in life.

You can make a difference in the lives of children and our community.






2019 Education Poll

Support for half-cent tax 

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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Did You Know?

85.1 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2018, a record high.

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