The Quality Education for All Initiative is a 10-year initiative to positively impact public education in Duval County by improving the performance of all public school students, with particular attention to closing the achievement gaps between minority and majority students and low-income and high-income students.
The Quality Education for All initiative has three components: Community Learning, Direct Investment, and Advocacy and Public Policy.
Since the launch of The Community Foundation's Quality Education for All initiative, the public education environment in Jacksonville has changed markedly. The community is finding a different vision of what is needed to help all students enjoy academic success and growing its capacity - knowledge, leadership and resources - to achieve that vision. Download the full report here.
The Fund for Quality Education is a citizen‐led initiative to provide significant private dollars that can support transformative change in Duval County Public Schools. The Fund seeks large‐scale private contributions that can be invested in strategies to strengthen the human capital, governance and central operations integral to a successful public school system. The goal of the Fund is to help Duval County Public Schools graduate all students college and career ready, able to succeed without remediation. Download the one-pager to learn more.
The staff and trustees of The Community Foundation believe that the future health and well-being of Duval County depend upon the strength of the Duval County Public Schools. The Foundation believes that improving public schools is a public challenge that requires a public response - all have a stake in the schools and all have a role in making them stronger.
In the Quality Education for All initiative, The Community Foundation pledges to:
Since its launch in 2005, the Quality Education for All intiative has both initiated its own programs and inspired and facilitated the launch of other programs within the community.
For more information on Quality Education for All use the form on our contact page and select: Tracy Tousey, VP Community Initiatives.