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School officials fear federal cuts to meal programs

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Last week the White House’s Budget Director Mick Mulvaney questioned the importance of federal free meals for school children.

“They’re supposed to help kids who don’t get fed at home get fed, so they do better in school … Guess what. 344 more words


Parents of Richmond students learning the importance of reading

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Students in Richmond are celebrating National Reading Month.

Parents of children at Martin Luther King, Jr. Preschool are learning how to become better engaged in their children’s education. 128 more words


Richmond Public Schools reveal $8 million budget surplus

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — When recently elected Richmond City Councilman Michael Jones learned the Richmond Public School District has $8 million dollars in its budget he wondered where the money came from. 370 more words


School funding advocates call RPS budget decision 'a win' for students

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – A coalition of teachers, parents and students are calling it a win for Richmond Public Schools after the school board voting to send mayor Levar Stoney a budget based on what students need instead of what the board thinks they will get from the city. 320 more words


Richmond students get dental care at 'Give Kids a Smile Day'

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Today 350 students at Richmond City Schools have healthier smiles, thanks to a special event in Bellevue.

The 16th annual Give Kids a Smile Day took place at the ACCA Shriners’ Temple. 168 more words


RPS educators push back proposal to add professional development days

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond teachers brought their concerns to the Richmond School Board at a budget work session Tuesday night amid proposals to send them to an extra week of work. 306 more words


3 Richmond schools gain full accreditation

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Three schools in Richmond are now fully accredited after the Virginia Department of Education revised its ratings.

They are Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts, which previously had its accreditation denied, and Bellevue Elementary and Franklin Military Academy, which only had partial accreditation. 82 more words