UPDATE: DCPS retracts info on curriculum review committee, citing ‘premature email’
The Duval County Public Schools committee, tasked with reviewing and reconsidering teaching materials, instructional media and library books, is taking shape, according to an email from the district’s Supervisor of Instructional Materials and Media Services, Michelle Dibias.
DCPS errs ‘on the side of caution’ in clearing schools of content condemned by DeSantis administration
Duval County Public Schools is performing a mass review of all classroom libraries and media centers throughout the district after the Florida Department of Education handed down directives parallel to new state law.
DCPS ends over 20-year relationship with LGBTQ advocacy group over ‘inappropriate’ materials
Duval County Public Schools ended its decades-long services agreement with JASMYN, an organization that provides resources for the LGBTQ community, citing the perceived use of materials deemed to be inappropriate for children.
Duval County School Board reviews refurbished sex education curriculum after pulling materials midyear
After abruptly postponing the legally required presentation of the district’s supplemental health curriculum in September, the Duval County School Board reviewed the new proposed plan for how the district will teach students about reproductive health and disease prevention.
Duval teachers may not see benefits from tax referendum until next school year, property appraiser says
While Tuesday night represented a big win for supporters of Duval County’s property tax referendum to fund pay raises for teachers, it could be longer than expected before that revenue lands in teachers’ paychecks.