Interview with DCPS Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene
Duval County students have less than a week until they go back to school. Unfortunately, the district is starting the year with a teacher shortage. News4JAX reporter Joe McLean spoke one-on-one with Superintendent Dr. Diana Green about the challenges staffing and politics present for the upcoming school year.
AAA school zone safety tips
The roads are about to get more crowded-and dangerous, as millions of students and teachers return to school. A new Triple-A survey found 38 percent of drivers admitted to speeding in an active school zone and 32 percent said they use their cell phone while driving through school zones.
Helping students manage transitions
If your child is making the transition to a new school, they might be a little nervous. Transitioning to kindergarten, middle school or high school is a whole new world. Duval County Public Schools' Parent Academy is offering help to prepare. Sonya McSwain with the John Love Early Learning Center is with us.
Talking to your kids about peer pressure: 7 in 10 girls believe they 'aren't good enough'
The first days of school can be challenging for kids socially. 7 in 10 girls believe they are not good enough or don't measure up. Parents can play a role in helping kids understand they are worthy and certainly not alone in feeling insecure.