Category: Technology

Photo of student facing a laptop

Coming Soon – technology pick up information

Aug. 11, 2020 – When parents registered their children for Duval HomeRoom, they were asked whether they needed a laptop and/or hotspot. Later this week, those families who said they needed a device, will receive a phone call from both the district and their schools with directions on how to receive the technology. What about […]

Read More
Photo shows students in front of laptops.

District-issued laptops to be updated this week, hotspots deactivated

June 16, 2020 —To provide students with the best online learning experiences, district technology services will be updating all district issued laptops this week. Parents do not need to return the laptop for the update to take place; it will happen automatically. Just plug the laptop in, power it up, and leave it on for […]

Read More

District unveils new “Duval Homeroom” program for home education

March 18, 2020– Team Duval is working to bring the classroom to student’s homes through its new home education plan, “Duval Homeroom.” A summary of the plan is below. You can also watch the video above to see Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene unveil the details of the new plan. High School and Middle School students – […]

Read More

District reminds parents of high school students, free hotspots available

March 18, 2020– Duval county high school students have the opportunity to snag some free internet hotspots to help get their school work done. The district launched the Free Hotspots for High School Students program this school year. This program provides free high-speed internet access to qualifying high school students who do not currently have reliable […]

Read More

Students get firsthand STEM experience with JTA’s autonomous vehicle

  A bus full of eager students piled off of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s bus ready for an exciting field trip.  “I’m so excited. It was fun because no one ever saw a car like this before,” said Timothy Cannon, a 4th Grade student. Saint Clair Evans Academy 4th and 5th graders got a chance […]

Read More
High School students holds TIME Magazine article.

Local student makes history in TIME Magazine using TikTok App

Nov. 25, 2019 –It was near the end of her junior year at Paxon School for Advanced Studies, and Brooke Pavek was preparing for her Advanced Placement United States History exam. She knew her memory needed to be sharp in order to get a top score. She didn’t know that months later, preparing for that exam would become a […]

Read More