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Mayor Dwight C. Jones, leaders from the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority and alumni of the old Armstrong High School gathered on Monday afternoon to mark the beginning of the long-awaited East End redevelopment project. more

Oct 31, 2016 5:15 PM News

School Board vote spares Armstrong High — for now more

Jun 14, 2016 3:00 PM Education

It may not be closing, but changes are coming at Armstrong High School at the start of next school year. more

Jun 2, 2016 4:00 PM Education

No schools will close as a result of Richmond Public Schools operational budget shortfall, a majority of board members decided in a surprise vote late Monday night. more

May 17, 2016 9:30 AM Education

The additional funding Richmond City Council is expected to allocate for city schools won’t be enough to keep school closures and other cost cutting measures off the table, said RPS Superintendent Dana Bedden Wednesday morning. more

May 4, 2016 1:10 PM Education

Hundreds rallied at Richmond City Hall on Monday in support of public education. more

Apr 12, 2016 11:30 AM Education

The proposed closures would save $3 million for the division, which is working to close an $18 million funding shortfall in the wake of Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ proposed budget. more

Apr 5, 2016 10:00 AM News

In the era of #BlackLivesMatter, Richmond’s Police Department and its Young Adult Police Commission seek mutual understanding. more

Nov 1, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Can the city undo 60 years of failed public housing policy? more

Oct 25, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 2 Comments

A former pro dishes on his favorite race more

Jun 24, 2015 12:13 PM 2 Comments

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Photo by Ken Penn

Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Dana Bedden faces the toughest challenge of his career in one of the state’s poorest public school districts. Can he overcome the politics, disrepair and dysfunction and turn around RPS? more

May 26, 2015 10:00 AM Education 3 Comments

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