Category: District

New protocols in response to DOH decision to suspend school contact tracing

Jan. 14, 2022 – Duval County Public Schools was informed this week by the Department of Health—Duval that they will no longer conduct contact tracing of positive COVID-19 cases in schools.  Contact tracing is the process of identifying others who were in close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 and providing quarantine or other […]

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Reminder – Applications for magnet/STO schools and VPK open through Feb. 28

Jan. 12, 2022 – The virtual School Choice Expo is over, but families still have time to apply for magnet and Special Transfer Option (STO) schools as well as VPK. The deadline is Monday, Feb. 28. Before then, families can research schools, take virtual and face-to-face tours, and speak with school leaders to help determine the […]

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Student at whiteboard with face mask

Schools to re-open with new COVID-19 mitigation measures

Jan. 2, 2022 – Duval County Public Schools will return to classes on Tuesday, Jan. 4, under several temporary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. These measures include requiring face masks for employees when working with students and when unable to social distance. Face masks will also be required for visitors to schools. Field […]

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Federal Impact Aid Survey now available through Jan. 21

(This story has been updated to reflect the new deadline, which is Jan. 21, 2022. The original story was posted on Nov. 23, 2021.) Jan 12, 2022 – The annual Federal Impact Aid Survey is available, and it’s vitally important that all federally connected families associated with Duval County Public Schools complete the survey. Why […]

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New state law changes district mask policy

Nov. 18, 2021 – Effective immediately, Duval County Public Schools is suspending its requirement for parents to opt their children out of wearing a face covering in school settings. The district’s action follows the requirements of a new law recently passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by the Governor during the recent […]

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