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More than 175 teachers selected as nominees for 2022 Vystar Teacher of the Year

The release below is from the Jacksonville Public Education Fund and is being republished with their permission Oct. 15, 2021 — The Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) is proud to announce the Teachers of the Year in public schools across Duval County, after principals nominated more than 175 outstanding educators for the district’s top teaching […]

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FAQ: 2020-21 state assessments

April 20, 2021 – Recently, the Florida education commissioner released an executive order regarding state assessments for the 2020-21 school year. This led to many questions among families. The Q&A below is designed to support families by providing clarity into what the executive order currently means for students and schools. All students are strongly encouraged […]

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Lake Lucina fellowship award

Lake Lucina teachers awarded Cindy Edelman Excellence Fellowship

Note: The article, video, and images below are republished with permission from the Jacksonville Public Education fund. Visit www.jaxpef.org for more info. April 15, 2021 — Five outstanding public school teachers are about to begin the professional learning experiences of their careers as the winners of the 2021 Cindy Edelman Excellence in Teaching Fellowship. Through […]

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Bully prevention: A conversation with School Psychologist and Director of Bully Prevention, Heather

Bully prevention: A conversation with School Psychologist and Director of Bully Prevention, Heather

Oct. 12, 2018 – Bullying is a topic that is often discussed, but not as often understood. In honor of Bully Prevention Month we asked the district’s Director of Bully Prevention, Heather Watson, to help shed some light on what bullying is and how we as students, parents, teachers, adults, and community members could collectively […]

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1,000 new children’s books donated to Lake Forest

1,000 new children’s books donated to Lake Forest

Aug. 24, 218 – Duval County Public Schools is thankful for the recent announcement that Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, donated 1,000 engaging children’s books to Lake Forest Elementary School   “I cannot overestimate the value of this donation to our school,” said Lake Forest Elementary principal, Angela Maxey. “Raising our […]

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Dr. Greene visits classrooms on the first day of school

[KGVID width=”640″ height=”360″]https://vimeo.com/285131657[/KGVID] Aug. 15, 2018 – It was a memorable first, first day of school for our Dr. Diana Greene, as she spent the start of the 2018-2019 school year visiting students, teachers and staff as the district’s newest superintendent.   The three-school tour kicked off at Mamie Agnes Jones Elementary, the very place […]

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