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Report: Richmond elementary school with foul odor is safe

RICHMOND, Va. — A Richmond elementary school with a foul odor is safe for students and staff to stay in for the rest of the school year, according to Tommy Kranz, Assistant Superintendent for Support Services for Richmond Public Schools. 336 more words


Moving Richmond Public Schools into the 21st Century -- what will it cost?

RICHMOND, Va. — What will it take to bring Richmond school buildings into the 21st Century?

After nearly a year’s worth of work, the Richmond Public Schools Facilities Task Force believes it has a blue print to follow. 425 more words


Richmond police officer calls mayor’s budget proposal 'a slap in the face'

RICHMOND, Va. — Representatives from Richmond law enforcement and educators from the city’s public schools stood before City Council Monday night and expressed their concerns with Mayor Dwight Jones’ proposed budget. 385 more words


EX-RPS spokesperson wants $1.3 million after wine allegations

RICHMOND, Va. — The former spokesperson for Richmond Public Schools is suing the district and some school board members.

According to reports, Felicia Cosby believes school leaders damaged her reputation by claiming she served wine to an adult intern in her office in 2010. 232 more words


Finishing Big More Important Than Starting Big

Here at Cities of Promise not a week goes by without an inquiry a week from somewhere new. Someone reaching out to better understand what it takes to start a Promise program. 440 more words


Superintendent recommends combining Thompson and Elkhardt middle schools

RICHMOND, Va. — Last month, hundreds of students at Elkhardt Middle School were forced to move after a leaky steam pipe created toxic mold issues in two classrooms. 181 more words


Former MLK Middle School teachers re-applying for their jobs

Take Our PollRICHMOND, Va. — A group of former Richmond middle school teachers reapplied for their jobs this week.

The teachers are from Martin Luther King, Jr. 141 more words