Sidewalk expansion makes for a safer route to school

Dec. 16, 2019- “Everyday we have hundreds of kids on the sidewalk, every morning walking to the school and biking,” said Principal Kim Gallagher, Atlantic Beach Elementary School. The Atlantic Beach Elementary school community, is celebrating the completion of a sidewalk expansion project that will put parent’s minds at ease as their children travel to […]

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Draft timeline for master facilities plan projects now available

Aug. 27, 2019 – Focusing on the priorities of improving school safety and security, eliminating backlogged maintenance, reducing the age of schools, consolidating schools to reduce seats and save operating dollars, and removing portables, Duval County Public Schools has applied its evaluation methodology to each proposed school project included in its Master Facility Plan approved […]

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Robotics and hope — Project Lead the Way grants expands CTE opportunities for students

Aug. 8, 2019 – New computers, software and even robots. These are just a few of the things that Terry Parker computer science teacher Peter Berta said will now be available for students in his class. His school was one of eight schools to receive a multi-thousand-dollar competitive grant from Project Lead the Way (PLTW), […]

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Goodbye, Summer Slide! Students make gains in Jax SAIL Program

Goodbye, Summer Slide! Students Make Gains in Jax SAIL Program [KGVID poster=”” width=”640″ height=”360″ downloadlink=”true”][/KGVID] Aug. 1, 2019 – “Summer Slide.” Two words a teacher never wants to hear, as they refer to the tendency for students forget what they’ve learned during a long break from school. But thanks to the Kids Hope Alliance’s Jax […]

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Students improve English-speaking skills through ESOL summer program

Students Improve English-Speaking Skills through ESOL Summer Program [KGVID poster=”” width=”640″ height=”360″][/KGVID] July 23, 2019 – Moving to a new country and learning a new language isn’t easy. Just ask Anne-Victory Veillard, a Haitian immigrant who has only been in the United States since February. “When I (came) to Florida, I was so scared,” recalls […]

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Board Chair – Let the voters decide on a sales tax for schools

Two years ago, the Duval County School Board began a public process to fix dilapidated schools, many of which have served well past their expected building lives. Duval Schools Superintendent Diana Greene arrived last July and moved at a pace rarely seen in government. She and her team picked up right where our former superintendent, […]

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