US students learn about Cuba by being there

Students from America experience change during semester at Arcadia University in Havana BY MICHAEL MATZA PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS HAVANA — Crossing the campus of Cuba’s premier university, Janelle...

Take Stock in Children honors grads, welcomes new participants

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Take Stock in Children, a statewide scholarship and mentoring program facilitated locally through FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools, held...

Embry-Riddle students win $75,000 EPA grant

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students in aerospace, electrical and mechanical engineering have returned to the Daytona Beach Campus as one of...

Police chief pledges free academy for qualified Blacks

Chitwood announces offer at community meeting with residents, officers BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Police Chief Michael Chitwood says his department will pay the...

Brown, Links tour B-CU with youth from Jacksonville

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University welcomed Congresswoman Corrine Brown, members of The Links, Inc., and 12 girls from Butler Middle School of Jacksonville...

Volusia County teachers take a stand

Educators refusing to work past their contracted hours BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County teachers are showing their disapproval of unpaid work by beginning what...

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...

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