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

In 1966, six local school divisions pooled their money to start a math and science center that could be used by all their students. Fifty years later, the MathScience Innovation Center keeps forging ahead. more

Jul 17, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story 3 Comments

From our 2016 Summer Camp Guide: STEM camps reduce summer slide more

Mar 16, 2016 12:23 PM Living

Held at St. Catherine's School as part of its 125th anniversary celebration, the Girls Innovate program encouraged Richmond girls to explore and pursue STEM careers. more

Oct 12, 2015 11:26 AM NEWS & FEATURES 1 Comments

St. Catherine’s School celebrates 125 years by embracing its heritage and looking forward more

Aug 17, 2015 10:39 AM Education

Central Virginia's teachers are among the best in the country, according to the White House. Two educators with ties to Chesterfield County are the recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. more

Jul 7, 2015 5:08 PM Education


photo by Nicole Cohen

Speaking at the annual Up & Atom Women’s Leadership Fundraising Initiative, Virginia's Secretary of Education cited figures showing that despite signs of progress, there's a continued disparity between men and women in fields such as engineering. more

May 13, 2015 5:29 PM Education


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CodeVA is leading the charge to improve area public school students’ computer science skills. more

Dec 9, 2014 4:38 PM Education

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