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Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

This month a massive state education law went into effect. Its changes include little things like allowing students to bring sunscreen to school without a doctor’s note. They also include the controversial “Schools of Hope” provision, which speeds up low-performing school closures and financially incentivizes charter schools to open up nearby.


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The Duval County School Board is asking city lawyers to explore a possible lawsuit against a controversial new state education law


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The Duval County School Board is considering suing over a new state law that many districts say unfairly favors charter schools. The board is set to discuss the possibility of legal action Wednesday morning.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Jacksonville teens are kicking off an online fundraiser for their homeless peers.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT News

As the Duval County School Board considers dipping into its emergency reserves to fund the next school year, a group of local donors is threatening to withhold $5 million unless specific funding requests are granted.

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