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Education

School Facts Jax

Your one-stop source for comprehensive information about performance and progress in Duval County Public Schools.

General Information

CliffsNotes
www.cliffsnotes.com
Free study guides online! Subjects include literature, writing, foreign languages, math, sciences and more!
Department of Education
www.ed.gov
EasyBib: The free bibliography maker
www.easybib.com/
A free citation builder for MLA format bibliographies.
ERIC on FirstSearch
newfirstsearch.oclc.org
(In-library use only)
Languages, BBC
www.bbc.co.uk/languages/
Test Preparation
www.testprepreview.com/
Includes FCAT practice tests, as well as ACT and SAT.

For K-12

Education.com
www.education.com
National Parent Teacher Association
www.pta.org
Local Schools
Duval County Public Schools
www.duvalschools.org
A system that encompasses the 19th largest school district in the United States.
Duval County Public Schools - Parent Academy
duvalschools.org/static/parents/parentacademy/
Created to promote parental involvement and enhance student achievement.
Duval County School Board
www.duvalschools.org/static/aboutdcps/schoolboard
This elected entity is the official policy-making body for all education-related issues in Duval County Public Schools.
Florida School Grades - School Accountability Reports
schoolgrades.fldoe.org/
Data and information collected by the Florida Department of Education for all educational levels - from kindergarten through graduate school.

Homeschooling
Florida Parent Educators Association
www.fpea.com
Home Education Magazine: Tools & Resources
www.homeedmag.com
Unschooling.com
www.unschooling.com

For the College Bound

Affordable Colleges Online
CampusTours.com
www.campustours.com
Chronicle of Higher Education
chronicle.com
College Net
www.collegenet.com
E-College Finder
www.ecollegefinder.org/
Education Portal: Colleges and Universities
education-portal.com
Find information about hundreds of colleges, schools, and universities. Independently researched and categorized.
Money for College
www.educationgrant.com/
EducationGrant.com has brought financial resources together all in one place.
Peterson’s Education Center
www.petersons.com
Financial Aid
College Financial Aid
www.finaid.org
Florida Prepaid College Program
www.floridaprepaidcollege.com
FAFSA (Federal Student Aid) on the Web
www.fafsa.ed.gov
Scholarshipexperts.com
scholarshipexperts.com
Offers a scholarship search service and assists parents and students as they look for ways to pay for college.
ThePell.com: Pell College Scholarship & Grant Advisor
www.thepell.com

Colleges and Universities
Accredited Online Colleges
www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org
Accredited Online Colleges lets you search through countless accredited schools, based on a variety of criteria, to find the accredited college that best meets your needs.
Edward Waters College
www.ewc.edu
A private institution founded in 1866 specifically to educate newly freed slaves. It is the oldest private institution of higher education in Florida.
Florida A&M University
www.famu.edu
Florida Coastal School of Law
www.fcsl.edu
An ABA accredited, for profit- law school founded in 1996.
Florida State College at Jacksonville
www.fscj.org
The fourth largest of its kind in the nation, Florida State College at Jacksonville has five campuses in the Jacksonville area, and five additional centers that host classes and programs.
Florida State University
www.fsu.edu
Jacksonville University (JU)
www.ju.edu
A private university founded in 1934 and located on the shore of the St. Johns River.
Jones College
www.jones.edu
A private college founded in 1918 and accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
Keiser University
www.keiseruniversity.edu
A regionally accredited, for-profit, private, four-year career college offering Bachelor's and Associate degrees for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality and education.
Remington College in Orlando, FL
www.remingtoncollege.edu/orlando-occupational-therapist-assistant-college/
Orlando-area associate’s degree program, based out of Heathrow, FL, provides the training needed to help you qualify for an entry-level position as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
Remington College Tampa Campus
www.remingtoncollege.edu/Campus-Locations/Florida/tampa-technical-school-overview/
Remington College's Tampa Campus offers Bachelor's, Associate's and Diploma programs. Programs offered include: Criminal Justice, Computer and Network Administration and Personal Fitness Training.
University of Florida
www.ufl.edu
University of North Florida
www.unf.edu
A private facility founded in 1969, UNF recently ranked fifth in the nation by the Princeton Review on its list of "America's Best Value Colleges."
University of South Florida
www.usf.edu

For Educators

Brownielocks and the Three Bears
www.brownielocks.com/
A collection of fun holiday related puzzles, graphics, and songs.
Global Schoolhouse
www.gsn.org
Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators
discoveryschool.com/schrockguide
What Works in Public Education
www.edutopia.org/

Internships

Intern Zoo
www.InternZoo.com
A dedicated online internship database for students across the country.