Standards and accountability are hot topics in public education this year. How are our schools, students and teachers responding to the new Florida Standards? What issues will the Legislature address around testing and accountability during the spring session?
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Please join us in congratulating Kifimbo Holloway-Parnell, the 2015 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year!
Holloway-Parnell was named Teacher of the Year at the 24th Annual EDDY Awards on March 11, 2015.
January and February are a key decision-making time for many families who are choosing a new school for their child. Get our new guide, developed with the Duval County Council of PTAs, to help walk you through the process and direct you to the information you need to make the best decision.
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New data is live on School Facts Jax, your source for accurate, easy to use information about public schools in Duval County.
From district academic performance to graduation rates at your neighborhood high school — it's all here.
It's my first year serving as a parent member of
Merrill Road Elementary School Advisory Council (SAC). As the
school year begins to slowly wind down, I reflect on how much I've
learned by being an active participant. I'd like to share things
that you should know about SACs.
Learn about the SAC's role and why you should get
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Principal DiMattia and her school administration has done such
an amazing job with effective partnerships with organizations such
as Blessings in a Backpack, Surf Riders, Cathedral Arts Project who
are an essential part of the school's success.
Continue reading to learn more about upcoming Discover Duval
Thinking about volunteering with your favorite organization? May
it be mentoring youth, reading to Pre-K students or participating
in career day. There are plenty of volunteer options with the
Jacksonville Public Education Fund newest initiative titled ONE by
ONE, School By School.
Continue reading to learn more about how you can get
After many long discussions throughout the state about school
accountability, Gov. Rick Scott signed HB 7069 into law this
week, a sweeping measure that tackles some of the thorny issues
that have arisen from this year's transition to the new Florida
But there is still a lot we don't know for sure about the
transition and how it will play out over the next year. Here are
five questions we've been hearing from community members about the
impact of the new law -- and three more questions we think should
The Duval County School Board approved Tuesday a $3.8
million grant from the Florida Department of Education to improve
collaboration between traditional public schools and the KIPP
Jacksonville charter school network.
Continue reading to learn more about this beneficial
The Duval County School Board Meeting holds its regular
Discover Duval Schools! Join us for another visit in the
2014-2015 academic school year to highlight the diverse academic
offerings in Duval County Public Schools.
Join us for another visit in for the 2014-2015 academic school
year to highlight the diverse academic offerings in Duval County