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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.

Bullying, An American Shame

Bullying, An American Shame

The United States is stated to be the most powerful country in the world. This power is seen first in the Trillion dollar military forces that circle the world,reinforcing American foreign policies and those of our allies.

When Daddy Dances Daughters Smile

When  Daddy Dances Daughters Smile

“Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the God and the weight of her world.” John Mayor

The importance of fathers can never be disputed nor downplayed in a child’s life. There are many committees,
organizations, groups, and clubs that support the growth and development of girls and young women locally and nationally.

The Importance of College

The Importance of College

The recent “Jacksonville Goes To College” event at the Prime Osborn Convention Center shows the
serious interest of students to attend a higher education institution. The attendance this year increased to
approximately 7000 youth and their families compared to 2011 where it was recorded approximately 5000 were
in attendance.

Jacksonville Goes To College

Jacksonville Goes To College

ImpactJAX Education Initiative MyJax Chamber of Commerce http://www.myjaxchamber.com/ working to mentor high school students to focus on college entrance and graduation.