October 3, 2019

The last time Duval County had an elected superintendent, the school district lost accreditation.


This was one of several points outlined in the Duval County Public School Board’s resolution to express its opposition to Local Bill J-1. The bill proposes to convert the...

June 25, 2019

Two years ago, the Duval County School Board began a public process to fix dilapidated schools, many of which have served well past their expected building lives.

Duval Schools Superintendent Diana Greene arrived last July and moved at a pace rarely seen in government....

September 11, 2018

During the Duval County School Board Meeting held on Monday, Sept. 10, Board Chairwoman Paula D. Wright addressed the growing problem of teen violence in our community. Her presentation included national, state and local statistics on teen violence including:...

August 1, 2018

What you hear about how your schools are funded really depends on who you ask. If you listen to some people in Tallahassee, they’ll tell you funding is up. Which is sort of true.

But, if you listen to someone who works in a large, urban school district in Florida – like...

April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 - Combining new school safety resources from the state with additional dollars from its operating fund, Duval County Public Schools is recommending staffing every elementary school with an armed school safety assistant whose primary responsibility will b...

April 11, 2018

In my role as superintendent of Duval County Public Schools, I am strongly urging Gov. Rick Scott to veto the Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP) portion of the 2018-19 General Appropriations Act as proposed by the Florida Legislature.

Superintendents from the 10 l...

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