The Colored High and Normal School’s largest building never really stood a chance. Unfinished when it opened in 1876 – funds for construction being simply too much for the local black community to scrape together on its own – it was deeded that same year to the City of Richmond, which allowed it to fall into disrepair with dismaying predictability. 1,621 more words
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RICHMOND, Va. — Maya Smart, the wife of VCU Men’s Basketball Coach Shaka Smart, made her debut as the Richmond Times Dispatch’s first African American Christmas Mother. 188 more words
Police showed up at Armstrong High School after a fight broke out Friday.
There were multiple fights, which involved 12 students.
No injuries were reported. 64 more words
RICHMOND, Va. — A 6-3 vote by the Richmond Public School Board Monday night will establish both art and college preparatory programs at the under-attended school. 278 more words
The Richmond School Board is announcing steps to help several of city schools that are on the brink of possible closure or state take-over.
“It’s unacceptable to have single digit success rates in math and science and reading,” said school board member Kim Gray. 233 more words