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Latinx Families Ask RPS School Board to Address Insufficient Services for Spanish Speakers

By Jessica Shim and Hillary Parkhouse

Last Monday, February 5, the Richmond School Board meeting included a period for public comment regarding the budget. Several Latinx parents from the… 622 more words

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RPS assistant principals learn bleeding control techniques after Fla. shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) –¬†With the help of Richmond Ambulance Authority and VCU Health, every elementary, middle and high school in the Richmond Public Schools system are equipped with bleeding control kits. 257 more words


Richmond's New School Superintendent Rolls Out 100-Day Plan

Richmond Public Schools’ new superintendent is launching his 100-Day plan following an announcement of releasing his senior staff from their duties by June 30, 2018.¬† Jason Kamras presented his plan to the school board on Monday focusing on three core education principles: engagement, equity and excellence. 43 more words

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New RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras sworn in

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Promising full accreditation for the district within five years, Richmond Public Schools’ new superintendent Jason Kamras was officially sworn in Thursday. 197 more words


Mayor Levar Stoney delivers State of the City Address

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney gave his State of the City Address Tuesday at Martin Luther King Middle School.

Stoney spoke at length about what the city of Richmond has accomplished in his first year in office but also took a minute to describe his goals going forward for the city. 526 more words


RPS bus carrying 10 kids involved in 3-vehicle head-on crash

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police said that a Richmond school bus carrying 10 students was involved in a head-on collision in the city’s south side Monday afternoon. 100 more words


Mayor Stoney proposes increased meals tax to pay for school improvements

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney introduced a law Monday to increase the city meals tax 1.5 percent in order to pay for the renovation and replacement of public schools in the city. 313 more words