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RPS special education program concerns prompts VDOE to attend school board meeting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — At the request of the division superintendent, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) attended the Richmond Public School’s (RPS) school board meeting Monday evening. 184 more words


'Chalk the Walk' leaves inspirational messages for returning students

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Students are heading back to school in Richmond City this week.

To get ready, families in Richmond went to George Mason Elementary School to “Chalk the Walk.” 79 more words


Local brewery brews beer to raise money for Richmond Public Schools

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Garden Grove Brewing Company has created a beer just for Richmond Public Schools.

The beer, called Old Virginia Spruce Porter, takes a bit of a historic twist, blending recipes originating between the 1700s and 1800s. 150 more words


Teachers aim to save while stocking up on school supplies

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Teachers are seeking different avenues to find ways to save and get the supplies they need without having to break the bank. 443 more words


2 students, NAACP file anti-discrimination complaint against Richmond Public Schools

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Two students and the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People have filed an anti-discrimination complaint against Richmond Public Schools with the U.S. 681 more words


Richmond implementing a costly new plan to turn schools around

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — After seeing SOL scores fall an average of 2.6 percent this year, Richmond Schools are starting a district-wide plan to turn things around. 301 more words


Richmond Public Schools addresses lagging SOL scores

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond schools are responding after students SOL scores dipped an average of 2.6 percent across the five subjects this past school year. 246 more words