Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Mr. & Ms. Mentoring hosts back-to-school event for at-risk kids

A back-to-school event was held on Aug. 31 by Mr. & Ms. Mentoring, a nonprofit mental health intervention program for atrisk youth, at the...

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...

Free computer classes at Daytona library

Boost your computer skills with free programs at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.

Students in Halifax Health program receive diplomas

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Eight Project SEARCH Volusia County students received their high school diplomas on May 26 during a ceremony held in the...

Walk to School Day promotes pedestrian safety

PHOTOS BY DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM A group of Palm Terrace Elementary School students wait for adults to walk with them...

‘Fresh Prince’ star talks about color and beauty

By Valerie Whitney Special to the Daytona Times When actress Janet Hubert first read the script for “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Aire” it noted that the...

Dump the SAT, forget the ‘adversity score’

The College Board, the organization that develops and administers the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), has developed a...

Students of color now match White school enrollment

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – As the nation’s families head back to school, they may notice that for the first time, elementary and...

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...

Back to School Safety Day planned in Deltona

The City of Deltona Fire Department and several other community partners are planning Deltona’s annual Back to School Safety Day, from 10...