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Duval County Public Schools

Duval County Public Schools is among four Florida districts vying for a multi-million dollar charter school partnership grant from the Florida Department of Education.

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The Duval County Public School Board may put the brakes on at least half a dozen charter schools proposed for next year.

Duval Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti recommended that the board reject six out of the eight school applications submitted this month.

Duval County Public Schools

The number of students enrolled in Duval County Public Schools has fallen in recent years, with more families opting for a growing number of charter schools, according to district data. A new aggressive marketing campaign is aiming to change that.

Duval County Public Schools

A Southside charter school that just opened its doors this week may be forced to close them again.

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Three troubled charter schools in Duval County will get some more time to turn around, while two new academies will get a shot at bringing gender-based education to the district.

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As the number of charter schools in Florida grows, how well are these schools performing?

Lenny Curry, Escambia County Jail, and Jameis Winston are in the headlines today.


The U.S. Department of Education is investigating the business practices of Florida’s largest for-profit charter school operator, according to a Miami Herald scoop.

Duval County Public Schools

While a controversial open enrollment proposal aimed at keeping more students in Duval County Public Schools was off the table Tuesday night, school board members voted to approve two other plans that could lead more students away.

Duval County Public Schools

The Duval County School Board explored two additions to Superintendent Nikolai Vitti’s unprecedented open enrollment proposal Thursday.

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The graduation rate in Florida for male African American students is just under 60 percent. However, there’s a lot of momentum in Jacksonville aimed at closing the achievement gap.