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New Frontiers in Teacher Evaluation forum to take place May 4

On May 4, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund and United Way are co-hosting a “New Frontiers in Teacher Evaluation,” a forum featuring national speakers on the issues of performance pay and…

May FIMR Meeting

When: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Location: Healthy Start Coalition Conference Room, 644 Cesery Blvd., Ste. 210, Jacksonville, FL 32211 Time: 12-2:30pm

Coalition members, staff attend Children’s Campaign breakfast

“What’s Happening and What’s Next for Kids” was the theme of a held in Jacksonville April 27 by The Children’s Campaign. Campaign founder and president Roy Miller provided an update…

Rally against proposed health care cuts Thursday at Shands

A rally is planned for Thursday April 28 at Shands Jacksonville called “Don’t Balance the Budget by Slashing My Health Care!” The rally was organized in response to the state…

Northeast Florida KidCare Steering Council May Meeting

When: May 4, 2011 Location: CMS Building, 2nd Floor Small Conference Room, 910 N. Jefferson St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 Time: 10 am

How do Northeast Florida counties rank in health outcomes and factors?

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual County Health Rankings and Northeast Florida’s counties continue to show great disparities. The rankings — which were developed for all the counties in…

National Children’s Study under way in Baker County

The Coalition had the pleasure of hearing a presentation from Dr. Mark Hudak, a neonatologist and the lead location investigator for the National Children’s Study in Baker County, at the . …

Third-hand smoke is the latest identified risk to babies

Second-hand smoke has become a common term but a newly identified threat from smoking — third-hand smoke — can be just as dangerous, even in the womb. A study published in the American Journal…

Youth summer program available for teens

The E3 Business Group is offering a new community-based youth development program for adolescents between the ages of 11 and 16. The Youth Achievement in Technology (YAT) program has four…

May Contracts & QI Meeting

When: May 11, 2011 Location: NEFL Healthy Start Coalition Conference Room, 644 Cesery Blvd., Ste. 210, Jacksonville, FL 32211 Time: 8:30 am