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Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney delivered his inaugural address Saturday, promising as he did on the campaign trail to begin restoring confidence in government, repairing schools and ushering in a new era of leadership in City Hall. more

Jan 14, 2017 2:29 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Richmond's City Council and School Board swore in a fresh crop of representatives and elected new leadership on Monday at City Hall. more

Jan 4, 2017 10:45 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

RPS Superintendent Dana Bedden’s budget proposal includes a $22.8 million increase in operating funding. more

Dec 6, 2016 10:15 AM Education

Persuading the Virginia General Assembly to adjust the LCI formula used to dole out dollars for public education is going to be a tough sell, state lawmakers told Richmond City Council members Wednesday. more

Nov 16, 2016 4:45 PM Education

A Richmond principal lifts up her students and her school. more

Nov 13, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story

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: Politics Blog 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: Politics Blog

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: Politics Blog

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: Politics Blog

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

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