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John Marshall High arson causes $30,000 in damages

RICHMOND, Va. — Investigators are investigating a fire that broke out at a storage facility at John Marshall High School on Sunday.

Firefighters were dispatched to the school on Old Brook Road around 1:30 p.m. 102 more words


Richmond Schools Superintendent in Boston for final interview

RICHMOND, Va. —  Richmond Public School Superintendent Dr. Dana Bedden flew to Massachusetts on Wednesday for his last interview with Boston school leaders.  Bedden is a finalist for the superintendent position for Boston Public Schools. 167 more words


Report: Driver walked by 4-year old left on bus in neighborhood with sex offenders

RICHMOND, Va. — Questions abound after a four-year-old girl was left on a Richmond school bus Monday. The child then walked off the bus, which was parked at the bus driver’s home, and walked down the street in the city’s Fulton Hill neighborhood. 291 more words


Richmond School Board Meeting Heats Up Over Future of Martin Luther King Middle School

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Teachers and students at Richmond’s Martin Luther King Middle School aren’t sure what the future holds.

Officials say poor student performance is the reason teachers are being forced to re-apply for their jobs. 262 more words


Parents, teachers blame student discipline issues, not teachers, for MLK Middle failings

RICHMOND, Va. — The Superintendent of Richmond Public Schools received a mixed reception from parents, teachers and students at Monday night’s school board meeting where some urged Dr. 540 more words


4-year-old girl left on RPS bus found wandering around Fulton

RICHMOND, Va. — A four-year-old preschool student who was supposed to be dropped off at Maymont Elementary  School never got off the bus Monday morning, according to Richmond Public Schools officials. 268 more words


Hundreds sign 'Better with Bedden' petition to keep RPS superintendent

RICHMOND, Va. — In less than 24 hours, hundreds of people signed the “Better with Bedden” petition, an online petition that parents and supporters created Saturday in hopes of convincing Superintendent Dr. 270 more words