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Richmond's $1.6 million warehouse battle

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Tucked away along the Boulevard in Richmond is an old Richmond Public Schools Warehouse.

Richmond Mayor, Dwight Jones has been trying to get school leaders to hand over the property to the city so they can sell it to an interest developer, willing to pay at least $1.6 million, as part of the mayor’s big plan to redevelop and revitalize the Boulevard. 318 more words


Richmond school board seeks task force volunteers

From a news release from Richmond Public Schools:

RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond City School Board is currently receiving applications for volunteers to serve on the Facilities Task Force committee, a group that will work to evaluate the district’s surplus properties, existing in-use properties, as well as facility maintenance, finance and schools’ sports facility needs. 158 more words


Leaky roof means some RPS students will switch schools

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Parents, students and school leaders gathered Wednesday night in Richmond to talk about a big upcoming move.

About 100 students from… 142 more words


UPDATE: Friday will be regular school day for Richmond students

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Richmond students will be headed to class this Friday because of all the snow days this winter.

Richmond Public Schools announced the change around 8:30 p.m. 45 more words


Teachers, parents see improvement at MLK with new leadership

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Last month, Felicia Delaney didn’t know how much more she could take when it came to her son’s school.

Now fast forward to just one month and the Martin Luther King Middle School mother in Richmond has an entirely different outlook. 254 more words


Richmond School Board votes to review all-boys charter school

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – A good education is a top priority for Richmond parent Felicia Delaney.

“I want nothing but the best for my child,” she said. 322 more words


Richmond elementary school teacher slapped with drunk in public charge

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)–A Richmond Public School teacher was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and drunkenness over the weekend.

Police said 23-year-old Diamond Mays, a third grade teacher at Broad Rock Elementary school, was arrested around 9 p.m. 69 more words