Petersburg police officer Patricia Clement preaches the power of double Dutch more

May 29, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story 1 Comments

Hundreds rallied at Richmond City Hall on Monday in support of public education. more

Apr 12, 2016 11:30 AM Education

Richmond Public Schools teachers are lobbying for an overhaul of the salary scale more

Mar 17, 2016 3:45 PM Features


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Facing a likely $18 million shortfall for the upcoming school year, Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Dana Bedden delivered in his annual “State of RPS” address an urgent call to fully fund the school system’s proposed budget. more

Mar 11, 2016 10:00 AM Education

The Richmond Public Schools administration floated a plan to close six schools to stave off a potential funding shortfall.The closures, and several other cuts, would save the division $12.6 million for the upcoming school year more

Mar 8, 2016 9:30 AM Education

More than 200 Richmond Public Schools teachers, parents, students and supporters rallied on the steps of City Hall Wednesday afternoon to advocate for more funding for the cash-strapped school division. more

Feb 10, 2016 7:00 PM Education


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Supt. Dana Bedden’s $298 million estimate of needs for the 2017 school year includes $8.4 million to "decompress" the division’s compensation salary step scale. About 10 teachers advocated for the proposal Monday night at City Hall. more

Jan 4, 2016 10:00 PM Education

RPS will reassign eight teachers from four schools – John B. Cary Elementary, Swansboro Elementary, Southampton Elementary and Overby-Shepard Elementary – to twelve schools where K-3 classes are too crowded. more

Oct 20, 2015 10:00 AM Education

She was a high school valedictorian who found she hadn’t been prepared for college-level work, but she’s not giving up. Neither should we. more

Oct 11, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Richmond Public School teachers flock to warehouse sale for classroom supplies. more

Jul 14, 2015 1:15 PM 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

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