douglass high school http://kbia.org en Douglass High School receives $1.5M to improve programs http://kbia.org/post/douglass-high-school-receives-15m-improve-programs <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Federal education funds are going toward an enhanced immersion program and community partnerships to help some of Columbia’s most educationally at-risk students.</span></p><p><o:p></o:p></p><p>Frederick Douglass High School is among 14 schools across the state receiving funding from the federal School Improvement Grants program. The award includes $1.5 million to Douglass High School for use over three years.<o:p></o:p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 23:01:39 +0000 Janet Saidi 46000 at http://kbia.org Douglass High School receives $1.5M to improve programs Reducing high school dropout numbers (rebroadcast) http://kbia.org/post/reducing-high-school-dropout-numbers-rebroadcast <p></p><p></p><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">&nbsp;Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:32:56 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 35972 at http://kbia.org Reducing high school dropout numbers (rebroadcast) Douglass High celebrates largest graduating class since becoming desegregated http://kbia.org/post/douglass-high-celebrates-largest-graduating-class-becoming-desegregated <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Columbia’s Frederick H. Douglass High School celebrated its largest graduating class since the building reopened as a desegregated high school in the </span>1980s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p><p>“This day, we celebrate the triumph and determination and hope of, hear this number, people, 72 graduates,” Douglass principal Eryca Neville announced to a roaring auditorium, packed full of proud family and friends.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 20 May 2013 13:10:52 +0000 Harum Helmy 34032 at http://kbia.org Douglass High celebrates largest graduating class since becoming desegregated Many high school dropouts in Columbia lack food, shelter http://kbia.org/post/many-high-school-dropouts-columbia-lack-food-shelter <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Intersection, Douglass Principal </span>Eryca<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Neville and </span><a href="http://www.yezweb.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Youth Empowerment Zone</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Director Lorenzo Lawson spoke about why students drop out. Many times it’s a lot simpler than you’d expect: Kids are lacking basic needs most take for granted, like housing and food.</span></p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:00:43 +0000 Katie Moritz 32275 at http://kbia.org Many high school dropouts in Columbia lack food, shelter How can Columbia stop high school students from dropping out? http://kbia.org/post/how-can-columbia-stop-high-school-students-dropping-out <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is the very first episode of </span>CoMo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Explained, a new podcast from the </span>KBIA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> newsroom that breaks down the big news of the day and explains how </span>Columbia<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;works.</span></p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:36:59 +0000 Scott Pham 32175 at http://kbia.org How can Columbia stop high school students from dropping out? Reducing high school dropout numbers http://kbia.org/post/reducing-high-school-dropout-numbers <p></p><p></p><p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/"> Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:07:43 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 32096 at http://kbia.org Reducing high school dropout numbers Vegetables, vegetables everywhere, but not enough to eat [INFOGRAPHIC] http://kbia.org/post/vegetables-vegetables-everywhere-not-enough-eat-infographic <p>Like the old joke about restaurant complaints (“The food is awful, and the portions are so small!”), kids across the country are complaining their school lunches have too many fruits and vegetables, and they’re leaving lunch hungry.</p><p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 15:57:50 +0000 Kelsey Kupferer 22477 at http://kbia.org Vegetables, vegetables everywhere, but not enough to eat [INFOGRAPHIC] New program at Douglass High School makes sure older kids don't get left behind http://kbia.org/post/new-program-douglass-high-school-makes-sure-older-kids-dont-get-left-behind <p>Columbia Public Schools is implementing a new program at Douglass High School designed to help at risk students graduate with the skills they need to join the workforce. It’s called Douglas Academy, and is catered to older students who enter the school system late and would be left behind by the traditional path to graduation.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 22:45:40 +0000 Ryan Schuessler 22448 at http://kbia.org New program at Douglass High School makes sure older kids don't get left behind Second chance, first opportunity through basketball http://kbia.org/post/second-chance-first-opportunity-through-basketball <p>This week we hit the basketball court for a story about how, sometimes, the game can take on a deeper meaning. And stay tuned till the end of the show, where we have a new Sonic ID, this time from Speaker&rsquo;s Circle. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 18:54:12 +0000 Scarlett Robertson & Matt Veto 11114 at http://kbia.org Second chance, first opportunity through basketball