Online college helps students go the distance

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Kevin Finnie was a Bethune-Cookman University star running back in 1989. An athletic scholarship helped him break stats as one of...

School safety starts on the bus

From Family Features Although a great deal of attention focuses on safety at school, for millions of kids the school day starts on the bus....

A major feat for B-CU’s Online College

Bethune-Cookman is the first university in the state to receive the certification. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University has received a major accomplishment for its online...

More US funds for children with disabilities

State resource centers around country get $14 million from education department BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – Just in time for the start of the...

One million steps toward learning

Local leaders give students handshakes and words of encouragement on first day of school as part of the Million Father March BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The...

Desegregation linked to closing achievement gap

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Year after year in measure after measure, Black, Latino, and Native American students trail their White peers...

Daytona State offering ‘one-stop shop’ enrollment on Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Time’s getting short to sign up for fall classes at Daytona State College (DSC). Students can “one-stop shop” at DSC’s...

Black male enrollment declines in med schools

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON –The number of Black males applying to medical school is lower than it was three decades ago, raising concerns...

High school graduation may require more than grades, test scores

BY BRENDA IASEVOLI THE HECHINGER REPORT/TNS Looking smart in a blue button-down shirt, Jorge Magana, 18, zipped through a PowerPoint presentation with the confidence of a...

‘Reading, Rappin’ & Having Fun

Hundreds of kids attend ‘Cornbread’ event at Midtown center BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF There were squeals of delight and plenty of giggles the afternoon of July...

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