Friday, April 16, 2021

Education commissioner: Use ‘surgical’ response to virus in schools

BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran is urging local school officials to be “very surgical, not sweeping” when responding...

At-home learning throughout summer

Tips for keeping students sharp over te long-haul FROM FAMILY FEATURES With the majority of schools across the country closed, many parents are feeling the...

School reopening plans due in weeks

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A day after Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran ordered Florida’s public schools to reopen in August, state education officials on Tuesday held...

B-CU could follow FAMU and leave MEAC for SWAC

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University could also be switching athletic conferences. It was announced last week that the school’s Board of Trustees were meeting to...

5 TIPS TO BUILD RESILIENCE IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN

FROM FAMILY FEATURES Resilience – the capacity to prepare for, adapt to and grow through disruption, trauma and loss – is a skill many parents...

State to present guidelines for reopening university campuses

BY JIM SAUNDERS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – State university system Chancellor Marshall Criser next week will present guidelines for reopening university campuses in the...

NO POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE

The pandemic has robbed 2020 graduates of traditional celebrations. Several share their thoughts on the interrupted senior year and curtailed commencement plans. BY ALEXIA...

OneUnited announces financial literacy contest for youth

In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest Black-owned bank, has announced its 10th Annual “I Got Bank!” National Financial Literacy...

B-CU and Senator Bracy announce state’s investment in HBCUs

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University will be joined by Florida State Sen. Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) and host a press conference Friday, March 21...

State universities moving to online learning

FROM WIRE REPORTS Florida’s State University System said schools that have already returned from spring are being asked to move to online learning and is...