Category: District

District to implement new transportation-related Board policy

July 22, 2024 – Beginning with the 2024-25 school year, middle and high school students who live under 2 miles from their assigned schools will be ineligible for bus transportation. This is one of two recently updated transportation-related board policies being implemented this school year that align the district with state law. Board Policy 8.30 […]

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ESOL Summer Maintenance Program

Video – Students from around the world strengthen English skills in summer program 

July 3, 2024 – Afghanistan. Honduras. Mexico. Haiti. They’re just some of the nations represented among the Team Duval students participating in the district’s English for Speakers of Other Languages, or ESOL, Summer Maintenance Program.   “I just like the program because it gives them an opportunity to use their voice,” says second grade teacher […]

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What are ACE meetings and how do they differ from the Master Facility Plan meetings?

May 28, 2024 – Recently, the district announced it was hosting public forums on the new Master Facility Plan (MFP). These public forums give community members a chance to provide input on recent proposals to consolidate schools, update feeder patterns, and redraw school boundaries. However, these MFP meetings should not be confused with another type of […]

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Superintendent selected. Dr. Christopher Bernier

School Board selects Dr. Christopher Bernier to lead Team Duval schools

May 23, 2024 – Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Bernier who was selected on Thursday by the School Board as the next Duval County Public Schools superintendent. This selection was made during a special Board meeting this morning following a nearly year-long search process that included community meetings and opportunities for stakeholders to provide input. Dr. […]

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Little Language Learner participants hold up their certificates during the awards ceremony

Students gain deeper appreciation for educators, new career skills through Little Language Learners Program

May 15, 2024 – Camila Guerrero, a junior at Mandarin High School, said her appreciation for teachers grew deeper this year. That’s because she – along with approximately 40 of her high school peers – spent the year teaching elementary school students a new language through the district’s Little Language Learners program. “I don’t think […]

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Team Duval community invited to share their feedback on new Master Facility Plan

May 14, 2024 – Employees, students, families, and the entire Team Duval community are invited to provide input on the recent proposals to redraw school boundaries, align feeder patterns, and consolidate schools. To share feedback, Team Duval stakeholders are encouraged to do the following:   Schedule Tuesday, May 21Fletcher High School700 Seagate Ave. Jacksonville, FL […]

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