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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In recognition of its high-quality education focused on student engagement and world-class faculty, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide has been ranked No. 1 in US News & World Report’s 2017 list for best online bachelor’s degrees in the nation. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Nothing captures the holiday spirit like a child. And that’s why for its 2016 holiday cards,  Daytona Beach International Airport tapped into the creativity of local school children.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Rob Meyerson, president of Blue Origin, a pioneer in 21st-century space flight and exploration, cited his company's motto in Latin and then English for the 500-plus graduates of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's 500-plus fall semester graduates: “Gradatim Ferociter” or “step-by-step, ferociously.”

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Here are the individual high school grad rates for Volusia County, FL / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer / Volusia County School District's graduation rate is 76 percent, equivalent to a C grade. In terms of a grade, neighboring counties Seminole (80.3 percent), Flagler (80.4 percent) and Orange (81.3 percent) would all get a B- and Brevard would get a B+.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Having held the post since May on an interim basis, Linda Miles has been named associate vice president of the College of Health and Public Services at Daytona State College.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona State College’s Center for Women and Men has come of age, celebrating its 40thanniversary of serving students on the Daytona Beach campus.

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DeLAND, Fla. -- With Melody Johnson entrusted by her new and returning colleagues in a unanamious vote to elevate her from vice chair to chair and elevation of Linda Cuthbert to vice chair, along with John Hill, the re-election of previous chair Ida Duncan Wright and the election of Carl Persis, this is perhaps the most gifted school board lineup to date in this 21st century in setting policy for educational excellence in the Volusia County Schools.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A 19-year-old special needs student at Mainland High School was struck and killed Monday in a nearby crosswalk while walking to school after apparently missing her bus, Daytona Beach cops said.

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DELAND, Fla. -- Hundreds of students and their parents participated in International Walk/ Bike to School Day on Oct. 5, two days before Hurricane Matthew. 

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DELAND, Fla. -- All Volusia County Schools will be closed Monday and Tuesday and that includes after-school activities and athletic events for both days.

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