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A high school junior asks Richmond Public Schools to rethink its open-enrollment transportation policy. more

May 10, 2017 9:15 AM News 4 Comments

The Richmond School Board on Monday approved a severance package totaling almost $300,000 for outgoing superintendent Dana Bedden, and began to lay out next steps for choosing his replacement. more

May 2, 2017 10:30 AM Education 1 Comments

After emergency meetings held behind closed doors last week, the Richmond School Board determined it no longer desired the services of Superintendent Dana Bedden. On June 30, he will leave the school system that he has led since January 2014. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:00 PM Education

Richmond Public Schools pilots an attendance incentive program for employees. more

Apr 10, 2017 2:03 PM Education

Cindy Menz-Erb was sworn in as the Richmond School Board's new North Side 3rd District representative at City Hall on Tuesday morning. more

Mar 21, 2017 11:45 AM Education

RPS Superintendent Dana Bedden delivered his third State of the Schools address Tuesday night, promising to shepherd the school system he took over in 2014 through a transition period and work with City Hall's new leadership to do so. more

Mar 15, 2017 11:00 AM Education

Citing limited resources and neglected needs, Mayor Levar Stoney on Monday unveiled his first budget, proposing utility rate increases and additional funding for Richmond Public Schools. more

Mar 7, 2017 11:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog 2 Comments

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

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