Duval County Democrats believe in a universally well-educated population. To achieve this, we are committed to providing high-quality education from pre-K through K-12, that will prepare the next generation to live, work, and thrive in a multicultural, multilingual, and highly connected world.
We recognize that teachers have a vital role in educating the next generation, and we support measures that ensure they are rewarded for taking on this responsibility. We must provide opportunities for postsecondary education and/or career technical education, which prepares our students for a 21st-century economy. While also inspiring future innovation to build on transformative ideas. To protect and advance these fundamental rights, Duval Democrats support fully funded public schools, increased per-pupil funding, equitable distribution of capital infrastructure dollars, and stronger local control.
To help educate Duval’s young leaders and to prepare them to compete for challenging jobs, Duval Democrats will: