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Choices don't resolve most racial, economic isolation in Duval schools

Release Date: 
07/20/2016

Duval County teems with educational choices — numerous private and public schools, a growing bevy of charter schools, and specialty magnet schools taking the place of some neighborhood schools.

Yet for all the choices, most of Jacksonville’s poor, African-American students are overwhelmingly isolated at school.

According to a recent Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) white paper, the students are doubly segregated and doubly disadvantaged.

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#OrlandoUnited: Responding to Tragedy

Release Date: 
06/13/2016

We are horrified and heartbroken over yesterday’s tragedy in Orlando. Our hearts are with our fellow Floridians and the LGBTQ community, their families and friends reeling from this senseless act of terror and the tragic loss of innocent lives. Together we can support the victims and their families and loved ones while we continue working to build a better Florida – one fueled by respect and unity. ‪#‎OrlandoUnited‬

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