Minority populations up, minority teachers down

BY ROBERT BESS NNPA NEWS WIRE The minority population has grown tremendously since the year 2000. According to the Census Bureau, the Hispanic population growth is...

Aviation program takes flight

Retired Air Force officer leads program at Scarlett-Golden center BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach has launched an aviation program at the...

Superintendent awards creativity grant to Edgewater teacher

FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools recently named this year’s recipient of the Superintendent’s Mini-Grant Creativity Award at a celebration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Superintendent...

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....

Turie T. Small Elementary former students, educators reunite

Classmates and educators of Turie T. Small Elementary Classes from 1960 to 1969 recently connected to share memories of the good times spent at...

Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media

By George E. Curry, NNPA Editor-in-Chief: WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco...

Early Learning Coalition to host Duck Race

The Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties (ELCFV) will present its fourth annual Duck Race in Daytona Beach Saturday, April 8. Individuals can...

LANDMARKS & LEGACY

Buildings and parks in Daytona Beach are named after some of the city’s most influential residents. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the country reflects this month...

Black History Month observances shaping up

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The start of Black History Month is less than a week away and programs to educate area residents on the achievements...

Superintendents say funds may not cover resource officers

BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A new report from Florida’s school superintendents warns that despite a nearly $100 million increase in...

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