Category: District

Students encouraged to dream big, learn about entrepreneurship at John E. Ford during visit with noted author

March 25, 2022 – Students participating in the Future Entrepreneurs Club at John E. Ford Pre-K – 8  Montessori School had the chance to receive advice and guidance about being an entrepreneur from children’s book author and youth motivational speaker, Ty Allen Jackson this week. Jackson encouraged the group to consider entrepreneurship as another option […]

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Teacher and students in Frank H. Peterson culinary academy prepare a meal

Career and Technical Education programs building pathways to career and college success

Feb. 21, 2022 – Whether it’s learning to cook a soufflé, gain certification in web design, or fix a car, Team Duval students have dozens of pathways to achieve career success and college readiness through the district’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. With February being Career and Technical Education Month, Team Duval is highlighting […]

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Engineers in the making – students design prototype for space mailbox

Feb. 18, 2022 – Students across the district were on an out-of-this world mission this week as they put their design and engineering skills to work to build a space mailbox. About a dozen student teams from various grade levels competed in the district-wide Space Mailbox competition, which required them to design a concept and […]

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Rendering of Rutledge Pearson's anticipated new school front

A year into half-penny sales tax sees progress on new construction, safety and security updates

Feb. 16, 2022 – On Nov. 3, 2020, voters overwhelmingly approved a voluntary half-penny sales tax to fund a historic facilities improvement program for Duval County’s public schools. Just over a year into the half-penny project, district staff and contractors have been working tirelessly to advance the design, development and renovation of schools across the […]

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District shares its plans to conclude DVIA Homeroom at end of 2021-22 school year

Feb. 16, 2022 – On Tuesday, the district informed parents of children enrolled in DVIA Homeroom that the program is scheduled to conclude at the end of the 2021-22 school year. DVIA Homeroom — created this school year — is a special program offered through the district’s Duval Virtual Instruction Academy that provides synchronous online […]

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