Democracy - it's not a spectator sport. Your voice matters in
matters of education policy, and now's the time to make yourself
Check back here often! We'll have updated advocacy opportunities
depending on what's happening among decision-makers that affect our
schools, from elected officials in Duval County to lawmakers in
Tell lawmakers that Florida's needs a modern school grading system
- Speak out!
Share your input about proposed solutions for school
grades write your elected representatives in the
Florida House and Senate, and to Florida Education Commissioner Pam
Stewart. Let them know your ideas for how to modernize Florida's
school accountability system. Your voice matters! Make it heard
with these easy tools.
» Start here.
Tell lawmakers that Florida needs kids who are prepared for the
Your voice is needed to support Common Core State Standards,
new, higher standards that will prepare Florida's students for the
jobs of tomorrow. Learn more about the standards and what YOU can
do at www.jaxpef.org/SupportTheCore.
Ratify the ONE by ONE Community Agreement
More than 170 community delegates gathered at a January 5
convention to hammer out the four top priorities identified by the
more than 1,600 citizens who participated in ONE by ONE
conversations. Duval County Public Schools Superintendent Nikolai
Vitti has pledged to incorporate your priorities into the
district's new strategic plan. Your support for the Community
Agreement will ensure that they remain at the top of the
» Find out more and ratify!
Write a letter to the editor
Keep public education at the top of the local agenda by writing
a letter to the editor of The Florida Times-Union.
your letter with this easy tool.
» Start the conversation here.