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Mayor Stoney volunteers with YMCA to take local kids back to school shopping

RICHMOND, Va.(WRIC) — Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney joined the YMCA of Greater Richmond to take local kids back-to-school shopping this week.

Stoney joined other volunteers to take students from Oak Grove Elementary shopping to find new clothes for the school year. 164 more words


RPS working to address major teacher shortage by start of school year

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Public Schools has an extreme shortage of teachers for the upcoming school year. The school system currently has 108 vacant teacher positions. 284 more words


Richmond students get free boat rides for good grades

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Summer school students from Carver and William Fox Elementary Schools beat the heat Tuesday on paddle boats in Byrd Park.

The concession owner is inviting kids to return when the summer is over. 153 more words


Retiring Richmond teacher's last lesson beautifies neighborhood

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) —¬†School is out for summer break but our Above and Beyond the Classroom segment continues. One teacher is now retired from Richmond Public Schools but not before leaving her students something to remember her by. 361 more words


City of Richmond offers help to homeless students


According to the Virginia Department of Education 76,800 students are identified as economically disadvantaged in Central Virginia.

This past year, Richmond Public Schools reported having 1,475 homeless students. 517 more words


RPS substitute teacher, youth minister charged with sexual battery of children

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Detectives have arrested a Richmond Public Schools substitute teacher and charged him with sexual battery of underage students under the age of 12. 447 more words