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Duval County parents and teachers didn’t seem to hold any frustrations back at a town hall about school curricula Thursday evening.

School Board Member Jason Fischer is holding the forums at elementary schools in his district this month.


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Duval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti is asking the School Board to consider a new middle-school language arts curriculum for next year.


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Duval County Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti is asking parents to be patient with the district's Common Core-aligned curriculum change.

Vitti entertained parent and community questions at Friday’s “Chat with the Supe” forum at the Beaches Library.

Lindsey Kilbride

Duval Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti held his second "Chat with the Supe" community forum at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church downtown on Wednesday.

Parents had concerns about the new math curriculum, DUVAL Math, also called Eureka, or Engage New York. It requires a deeper look into problem solving, using new methods.

Triniece Patterson has two children in Duval schools. She says she doesn't have enough resources to help her daughter with math at home.