Diana Greene

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A group of Jacksonville lawmakers recommended Tuesday the City Council punt the Duval School Board’s proposed half-cent sales tax referendum to next year.

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The Duval School Board’s request for the Jacksonville City Council to put a half-cent sales tax before voters is gaining some traction.  

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Duval County Schools Superintendent Diana Greene on Tuesday rolled out her own strategy for repairing, upgrading and rebuilding the district’s aging school buildings, some of which are more than 100 years old.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is raising concerns about a proposal by the Duval County Public Schools Board that would ask voters to approve a half-cent tax increase to repair and replace the district’s aging schools in a November 5 referendum.

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams (left) and State Attorney Melissa Nelson (right).
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People from more than 38 Duval County religious congregations are expected to come together Monday night to push city officials on criminal justice reform at the Sheriff’s Office, the State Attorney’s Office and in public schools.

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A divided Duval County School Board voted Tuesday night to deny an application for a proposed charter school that sparked concern from Superintendent Diana Greene, who said its diversity plan would segregate students.

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Duval County Superintendent Diana Greene said during a workshop Tuesday the district will now consider parent and teacher input when selecting new principals. It’s a process she used in her former district of Manatee County.

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New Duval County Superintendent Diana Greene presented the district’s top three priorities at this week’s board meeting, along with strategies to make them happen.

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Wednesday on First Coast Connect we spoke new Duval County Schools Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene about her goals to improve education results in the district (01:23).

New Duval County Public Schools Superintendent Diana Greene sat down with WJCT News on her first day on the job.

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The Duval County School Board approved a contract Thursday morning with incoming superintendent Diana Greene, who’s coming to the district from Manatee County south of Tampa.