Laureen Ricks

District awarded more than $2.5 million in grants to support STEM programs

Nov. 2, 2022 – STEM education is getting a big boost in Duval County Public Schools with more than $2.5 million in grants being awarded to support instruction in robotics, flight simulation, engineering, cybersecurity, coding, and more. The grants – two in total – will augment STEM education in select schools throughout the district at […]

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Not your grandfather’s math! Inside the Acaletics math program at Englewood Elementary

Oct. 4, 2022 –  Try solving this…There are 18 players on a football team.  On the team, one-third of the players are 12 years old.  Of the 12-year-olds, one-third have never played football before.  What fraction of the players on the team are 12-years-old who have NOT played football before? This may be a brain-scratcher for adults, […]

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Families have new way to update phone number used for important automated calls

July 11, 2022 – Families can now easily update the phone number that they want schools to use when sending out important automated messages. These messages include calls regarding attendance, school closures, weather emergencies and/or possible security threats and lockdown info. How to update primary phone number Parents can review and update their contact info […]

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Percentage of “A, B, and C” graded traditional schools increases to 93% in Duval

July 7, 2022 – In spite of numerous challenges – including a global pandemic, an unprecedented national teacher shortage, and chronic student absenteeism – traditional Duval County Public Schools increased the percentage of its schools graded “A, B, or C” to 93%. That is up from 88% in 2018-19, the year prior to the pandemic […]

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