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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

Seventeen people have signalled interest in the 3rd District Richmond School Board seat that opened when Jeff Bourne won election to the Virginia House of Delegates. more

Mar 3, 2017 10:45 AM Education

Democrat Jeff Bourne earned 90 percent of ballots cast in Tuesday’s 71st District House of Delegates special election en route to a landslide victory. more

Feb 8, 2017 10:15 AM 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

Levar Stoney was sworn in as Richmond’s new mayor on Saturday at City Hall. more

Dec 31, 2016 1:30 PM 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

Richmond City Council incumbents swept their races, but a School Board shakeup left only one incumbent safe. more

Nov 9, 2016 8:20 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

City voters share their choices and hopes for post-election Richmond. more

Nov 8, 2016 3:12 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Among the TBD items: a dedicated funding source for schools, an overhaul for outdated facilities and what's next for Superintendent Dana Bedden more

Nov 1, 2016 8:26 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

More on the contests in the 1st, 5th and 6th districts more

Nov 1, 2016 8:25 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The Richmond City Democratic Committee on Thursday endorsed candidates in 17 of the 18 City Council and School Board races. more

Oct 7, 2016 9:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The Richmond Education Association on Wednesday afternoon endorsed Levar Stoney’s campaign for Richmond mayor, as well candidates in 16 of the 18 Richmond City Council and Richmond School Board races. more

Sep 14, 2016 3:35 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

A new generation seeks a foothold in city politics. more

Sep 14, 2016 10:20 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Political advertisements are likely to dominate the airwaves come fall, and one local candidate is getting in on the action early. more

Aug 16, 2016 5:15 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

As with any political race, there will come a time when anyone and everyone will sound off on what candidate they are supporting for mayor and why you should do the same. But will endorsements affect the November local elections? more

Aug 3, 2016 9:45 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

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

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

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