Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Free breastfeeding classes available

Free breastfeeding classes available The Volusia County Health Department is hosting no-cost breastfeeding and basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes for new and expectant mothers. Classes...

Trump administration takes on Obama’s education law

Neither Trump nor DeVos can make any changes to the Common Core State Standards because states, local officials and community stakeholders developed those standards. BY...

Chance the Rapper gives $1 million to Chicago school system

BY MONIQUE GARCIA AND JUAN PEREZ JR. CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Hours after Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner offered two options to provide $215 million to help...

Daytona State to offer daytime welding classes

In response to increasing demand for skilled welders, Daytona State College (DSC) has expanded its welding program to offer daytime courses leading to an...

NNPA receives $1.5 million Gates grant for education campaign

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a network of 211 Black-owned media companies, has received a $1.5 million grant from...

Civil rights icon shares wisdom with young activist

BY EDNA KANE-WILLIAMS TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE When Jajuan Chain, a history major at Morehouse College in Atlanta, needed to interview someone for a class assignment,...

Volusia’s ‘Guiding Lights’ through segregation

B-CU Women’s Advisory Board honors pioneer Black teachers BY JOY S. JONES SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University Women’s Advisory Board paid tribute to 74...

Backpacks and school supplies will be given out to local schoolkids starting Saturday

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away to Daytona Beach residents during the eighth annual Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway. The...

NCNW announces winners of 12th Brain Bowl

The Daytona Beach Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) staged its 12th annual NCNW Black History Brain Bowl recently at Daytona...

Flagler students to present project at state safety meeting

Above are members of the “FPC Bulldog Patrol.’’ SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Flagler Palm...