Henrico’s meals tax has funded nearly $58 million in school projects since 2013. more


School advocates and tax opponents crowd City Council chambers to speak on the measure, which failed on a 6-3 vote. more


State legislators solicit parents’ and teachers’ views on SOLs, school funding and other concerns. more


McShin Academy offers substance abuse treatment for teens close to home. more


Richmond restaurateurs launch a supply drive for kids at Carver Elementary School. more


The latest from the region's independent schools, a look at the intricacies of the application process and parent volunteers at work, plus our annual compilation of private school information more

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A sampling of private education options in the area more


Chesterfield County School Board Chairman Javaid Siddiqi, who stepped into the role in January, talks about the board's decision to change school start times, his views on charter schools and challenges facing the school system. more


The Virginia Education Association's inaugural Teachers of Color Summit addresses the need for educators who represent diverse student populations. more


A playful take on some of the absurd happenings around Richmond in 2016 more

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As the new head of Petersburg schools, former Chesterfield Superintendent Marcus Newsome is earning praise for his resourcefulness in the face of budget cuts. more


Luther Memorial School closes the doors on its 160-year run, but leaves a lasting impression. more


A tutoring program works to close the reading achievement gap in area schools. more

Sunday Story

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


The latest from the region's independent schools, a visit to Elk Hill in Goochland, a look at the growing trend of junior kindergarten and our annual compilation of private school information more

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School Board vote spares Armstrong High — for now more


In his final State of the City address Thursday evening, Mayor Dwight C. Jones announced a proposal to include on the November ballot an advisory referendum on raising the city’s real estate tax rate to fund public schools projects. more

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Admire her or not, Ruby Payne has something to say about what the poor and middle-class need to do to tackle poverty — and she’s coming to Richmond to say it. more

Sunday Story

Ten people have submitted applications to fill the soon-to-be-open West End seat on the Richmond School Board. Glen Sturtevant, who has held the seat since 2012, is expected to step down next week when he is sworn into the Virginia Senate. more


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