Category: School Board

Artistic photo of Dr. Greene speaking at press conference

Teacher’s union, school district announce employee COVID-19 benefits

Aug. 4, 2020 – An agreement between Duval Teachers United (DTU), Duval County Public Schools, and five other employee representative groups will give teachers and other district employees a new COVID-19 related health benefit and will improve the district’s responsiveness to potential COVID-19 cases in schools. Under the agreement initially proposed by DTU, employees will […]

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This photo captures the current school board members and superintendent Dr. Diana Greene

First day of school extended to Aug. 20; Duval HomeRoom registration extended to July 31

July 23, 2020 – The Duval County School Board approved moving the first day of school to Aug. 20. Delaying the school start date provides the district with additional time to prepare buildings and classrooms to mitigate against spread of COVID-19 and for teachers to prepare for the learning options available to students. Under the […]

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Photo of a student at a whiteboard

Dr. Greene presents plan for reopening schools in 2020-21

Editor’s Note — July 7, 2020 — The Florida Commissioner of Education issued an emergency order on July 6, 2020. The emergency order will impact the district’s back-to-school plan. The post below is retained for historical purposes but no longer accurately reflects the district’s plan for the 2020-21 school year.  June 23, 2020 –  (Editor’s […]

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