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Week of Valor at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Week of Valor at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Jacksonville, Florida has its first ever "Week of Valor" celebration honoring veterans of all services.

Eyes of Homeless Children

Eyes of Homeless Children

The opportunity to become engaged in “Conversations” about homeless children has become an opportunity to be involved and make significant changes for improvement in the lives of children that society seems to have forgotten or unaware of the growing numbers of homeless children in classrooms. These silent and often times invisible children are important residents of Jacksonville are caught as collateral damage in the volatile economical situation we are experiencing nationwide.

Importance of Professional Development in DCPS

Importance of Professional Development in DCPS

The importance of professional development for educators is widely known in educational circles as critical to the success and mastery in the profession of education. The globalization of commerce, diversity of education, shifts in the manufacturing industry, the explosive integration of technology and subject area knowledge demands that teachers acquire new knowledge and skills.

Respecting All LGBT Students

Respecting All LGBT Students

"If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so we weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place." Margaret Mead  1901-1978

Communities In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Jon Heymann Wins National Dropout Prevention Award

Communities In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Jon Heymann Wins National Dropout Prevention Award

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Communities In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Jon Heymann is one of two individual winners in the United States to win the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Recovery, Intervention and Prevention. Heymann accepted the award at the 24th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference luncheon on Oct. 16 in Orlando, Fla.

Rise of the Rockets at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Rise of the Rockets at Andrew Robinson Elementary

Congratulations to Andrew Robinson Elementary for being the FIRST Elementary School in DCPS to be honored National Elementary Honor Society

Building Entrepreneurship for High School Students

Building Entrepreneurship for High School Students

The ability to be a successful Entrepreneur takes vision, planning, marketing, branding and networking. Networking practices of physically meeting people, exchanging business cards, phone calls, lunch meetings, and even golf outings are becoming a rarity and unobtainable luxury for young entrepreneurs. The access to monetary resources is unavailable because high school students live with their parents and are financially challenged.