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The Center for Urban Education and Policy (CUEP) exists to mobilize UNF’s human and research resources to strengthen the educational outcomes of urban youth. The mission of CUEP is to research and address poverty and structural racism in urban settings to equip students, families, communities and schools to achieve educational success.
CUEP works to link UNF’s expertise with key education stakeholders to create and sustain positive change in urban schools. This is accomplished through three strategic priorities:
Read more about our history and leadership.
Through a grant from the Chartrand Foundation, the CUEP and the Jacksonville Public Education Fund will evaluate the first year implementation of the School-Based Mental Health Proof of Concept in Duval County Public Schools. Other project partners include United Way of Northeast Florida’s Full Service Schools, Jacksonville Children’s Commission, and the Children’s Home Society.Please see the Research and Evaluation page for other projects.
Fall 2015 Dates for Project Breakthrough
Building Literacy through Play
CUEP Faculty associate Dr. Katrina Hall presented "Building Literacy through Play" at the Health Department downtown as part of the DCPS Parent Academy series on Friday, October 9. The participants learned how to approach learning in a playful way that builds children's conceptual knowledge. The next workshop is at John. E. Love Elementary, Thursday, November 12 at 5:30pm. The public and walk-ins are welcome; a light supper will be provided. Please RSVP through the Parent Academy website.
Our vision is to mobilize UNF’s human and research resources to strengthen the educational outcomes of urban youth. Click here to see a list of upcoming events.
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