Westside students learning about different countries during ‘Literacy Nights’

Students at Westside Elementary continue their monthly “Literacy Nights,” aimed at helping to improve early literacy at the school. Each month students learn about a...

African-Americans finishing high school at record levels

The completion rate for Blacks rose to 86 percent in 2013 BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON  – After 30 years of little to no progress,...

Oklahoma recruit decommits after SAE’s racist chant

University of Oklahoma football recruit Jean Delance said he withdrew his commitment to coach Bob Stoops after seeing the video that showed SAE fraternity...

Volusia schools embroiled in testing fiasco

Computer difficulties cause halt at districts around the state BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Standardized testing was set to start across the state on Monday but...

Blacks bear brunt of school suspensions

Florida suspends its students more than any other state, both at the elementary and high school levels BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON (NNPA) – According...

Scientist wows kids with space talk

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Mainland High School students got a lesson on science and space Monday that they likely won’t soon forget. Dr. Firouz Naderi,...

Plenty of complaints about Volusia schools

Teachers, support staff ask for higher pay, cleaner schools, less testing BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Filthy classrooms, no soap or toilet tissue in bathrooms, roaches...

School Board superintendent resigns amid controversy

Dr. Margaret Smith takes early retirement ‘in classy manner’ BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County’s School Board Superintendent Dr. Margaret Smith announced last week that...

B-CU, Smithsonian partnership to provide national exposure for students, university

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has formed a partnership with the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) that...

How do you help a baby learn? Word by word

BY SARA NEUFELD THE HECHINGER REPORT (TNS) On the third-floor hospital maternity ward at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Bionka Burkhalter had just given birth...

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