Richmond Public Schools

A Richmond mom’s homegrown childhood literacy program equips local kids with ‘reading superpowers.’ more

Oct 2, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Budget casualties include a program for city middle-schoolers who have fallen behind. more

Sep 7, 2016 9:10 AM News

Artist, educator and human rights activist Yewande Austin empowers the most vulnerable among us and inspires the next generation of Richmond leaders. more

Sep 4, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Levar Stoney’s campaign for Richmond mayor released his education platform on Wednesday, outlining challenges facing Richmond Public Schools and the solutions he would pursue if elected. more

Aug 10, 2016 3:15 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections 1 Comments

About 1,400 Richmond Public Schools families requested to send their children to a school outside of their neighborhood in the fall. more

Jul 19, 2016 1:30 PM Education

School Board vote spares Armstrong High — for now more

Jun 14, 2016 3:00 PM Education

After ruling out a mayoral bid and considering a campaign for Richmond City Council, Richmond School Board chairman Jeff Bourne has decided to seek reelection more

Jun 7, 2016 4:30 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

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

The Richmond School Board on Monday approved a scaled-back operational budget for the upcoming year, salvaging a popular proposal to increase pay for the division’s teachers, but sacrificing the superintendent’s signature academic initiative. more

May 24, 2016 10:00 AM Education

Rick Tatnall ended his Richmond mayoral bid Friday. Instead, the longtime East End community activist will seek to fill the open 7th district seat on the Richmond School Board. more

May 20, 2016 9:30 AM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

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

A teacher’s view of the job during teacher appreciation week in a cash-strapped district in a cash-strapped city. more

May 15, 2016 8:30 AM Sunday Story

School Board Vice Chairman Don Coleman said in an interview Monday afternoon he would not seek reelection in the East End-anchored 7th district this upcoming November. more

May 9, 2016 3:00 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

The Richmond Symphony’s big tent will travel to Church Hill and Jackson Ward this month for the RVA East End Festival and the Celebrate Jackson Ward Festival more

May 2, 2016 1:25 PM Datebook

Richmond magazine was the first-place winner at the 2016 RVA Awesome Adult Spelling Bee, hosted by the Podium Foundation at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery April 4. more

Apr 29, 2016 11:04 AM Datebook

Another Richmond School Board representative is looking to make the jump to Richmond City Council. more

Apr 18, 2016 3:15 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

An outpouring of support for increased funding to city schools has dominated Richmond’s budget discussions. However, the city may not be in such a tenuous spot had state lawmakers not tweaked education funding formulas during the economic recession. more

Apr 14, 2016 4:00 PM Education 2 Comments

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

Richmond Public Schools teachers are lobbying for an overhaul of the salary scale more

Mar 17, 2016 3:45 PM Features

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