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Tensions run high after City Council delays budget talks

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Monday night’s Richmond City Council meeting spiraled into chaos as protestors took over the microphone, demanding additional money from the city budget for schools. 979 more words


Richmond City Council discusses increasing school budget $4.9 million

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — City Council members in Richmond met for five hours Monday to try and find more money for city schools.

City officials are trying to find money to avoid the possible shutdown of several area schools.  206 more words


Mayor Jones wary of city council budget promises

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Mayor Dwight Jones held a press conference Friday morning addressing Richmond budget deliberations.

Mayor Jones said he would like more money for schools, but there just isn’t any to give. 506 more words


Armstrong H.S. alumni call proposed school closure an 'egregious mistake'

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Armstrong High School alumni held a community meeting in Richmond on Thursday night in response to the ongoing budget battle surrounding Richmond Public Schools. 435 more words


Richmond students organize 'walk out,' join protesters at City Hall to demand better funding

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — High school students in Richmond walked out of their classrooms Monday afternoon in an effort to encourage the city to take action in their schools. 409 more words


RPS students organizing school 'walk out' on Monday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – High school students in Richmond are preparing to leave their classrooms empty next week, demanding the city take action in their schools. 374 more words


Richmond superintendent delivers State of the Schools address

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Standing in front of a packed auditorium, Richmond City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Dana Bedden delivered his State of the Schools address Thursday evening at Maggie Walker Governor’s School. 277 more words