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Richmond Schools after latest test: Water safe to drink

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) —¬†Richmond Public Schools has shared the results of their lead tests with 8News.

Interim Superintendent Tommy Kranz said these results show that drinking water in the schools is safe for students and staff. 184 more words


Mayor Stoney sends letter to governor requesting more funding for RPS

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney sent a letter to Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Tuesday requesting additional funds for Richmond Public Schools in the upcoming annual state budget. 242 more words


RPS recommends facility upgrades for every school in district

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) —¬†Richmond Public Schools has a long list of challenges. Old, broken down buildings tops the list, but a new facilities recommendation could impact nearly every school in the district. 311 more words


30 tickets issued daily through RPS bus camera system

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — 8News investigates to see how Richmond Public Schools bus camera system is keeping students safe.

RPS is the only district in Central Virginia that has installed a stop-arm camera system on their school buses. 500 more words


RPS equipped with 'bleed kits' in case of mass casualty situation

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — It’s every parent’s worst nightmare — a shooting at your child’s school.

It’s something we all hope never happens, but now, local school staff are being equipped to respond if the worst were to ever occur. 734 more words


John Marshall HS plays homecoming game, reschedules dance after previously canceling

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — John Marshall High School has canceled their homecoming dance and rescheduled the football game for safety reasons.

Richmond Public Schools said they made the decision in coordination with Richmond Police due to “recent events in the community.” 188 more words


Campaign pushing to improve RPS wants better visibility on ballot

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The leader of a campaign to improve Richmond Public Schools is complaining about a referendum that’s on the ballot this November. Specifically, he’s concerned about¬† 576 more words