Armstrong High School

A program from a former Noma chef works to reform school lunches in Richmond Public Schools. Read more

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A partnership with Richmond’s East End schools works to counter the effects of trauma. Read more


Residents remain cautious as construction starts on a development to replace Creighton Court. Read more


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Mayor Dwight C. Jones, leaders from the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority and alumni of the old Armstrong High School gathered on Monday afternoon to mark the beginning of the long-awaited East End redevelopment project. Read more


School Board vote spares Armstrong High — for now Read more


It may not be closing, but changes are coming at Armstrong High School at the start of next school year. Read more


No schools will close as a result of Richmond Public Schools operational budget shortfall, a majority of board members decided in a surprise vote late Monday night. Read more


The additional funding Richmond City Council is expected to allocate for city schools won’t be enough to keep school closures and other cost cutting measures off the table, said RPS Superintendent Dana Bedden Wednesday morning. Read more


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


The proposed closures would save $3 million for the division, which is working to close an $18 million funding shortfall in the wake of Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ proposed budget. Read more


In the era of #BlackLivesMatter, Richmond’s Police Department and its Young Adult Police Commission seek mutual understanding. Read more

Sunday Story

Can the city undo 60 years of failed public housing policy? Read more

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Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Dana Bedden faces the toughest challenge of his career in one of the state’s poorest public school districts. Can he overcome the politics, disrepair and dysfunction and turn around RPS? Read more

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