Category: Duval HomeRoom

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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Registration for Duval Virtual open through Aug. 9

July 30, 2021 – Registration for Duval Virtual Instruction Academy (DVIA) is open through Monday, Aug. 9. The “DVIA Enrollment” form is located in the Parent Focus Account under “Forms.”  Two DVIA options are available:  DVIA Full-Time – This is the standard “asynchronous” learning option where students work at their own pace.  This is available for K-12 […]

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District provides online options for 2021-22

May 25, 2021 – Most Duval Homeroom families responding to a survey indicate they plan to return to on-campus learning, but those who desire to continue online will have new options for the 2021-22 school year. Elementary school students Elementary school students will have a choice of two programs; both will be offered through the […]

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Photo shows an example of a grab-and-go school meal made available to students since pandemic

12 million school meals served since March 2020

March 23, 2021 – More than 12 million school meals have been served to Duval County Public Schools students since last March, underscoring a deep commitment to keeping children fed amid the unpredictable pandemic. Since schools shut down last March, the school district and its food service partner, Chartwells K12, worked together to ensure children […]

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New CDC guidelines expected to impact district's state assessment protocols

New CDC guidelines expected to impact district’s state assessment protocols

March 19, 2021 – Early Friday, the CDC released new guidelines on social distancing as it relates to K-12 classrooms, including the recommendation of moving safe social distancing from 6 feet apart to 3 feet apart. The district does not anticipate changes to safety protocols in place all year. This includes face covering requirements, temperature […]

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How to register for the 2021-22 VPK lottery

Dec. 2, 2020 – With holiday season in full swing, don’t forget that school choice season is just around the corner. Beginning Jan. 1, parents will have the opportunity to apply for their children’s school of choice. This includes Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten with Duval County Public Schools. Like last school year, applications for VPK will be online […]

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