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Education

We’ve got you covered for education-related news in Richmond, CA. Find articles related to schools, scholarships and school districts in Richmond below.

Kennedy High special ed students, teachers continue beautifying campus

Kennedy High students, teachers continue beautifying campus

Kennedy High special education students with severe disabilities helped transform a once-unappealing plot of the school campus into a pleasant garden, with help from special ed teacher Salvatore Morabito, woodshop teacher James Henderson and art...

Rosie’s Girls become scientists for a day at Chevron Richmond Refinery

The Rosie’s Girls Summer Camp made its annual trip to the Chevron Richmond Refinery on Thursday, where members typically tour the facility and participate in a career panel. But this year, the local middle-school girls...
Superintendente de WCCUSD: “Estamos con” quienes han sido afectados por el término de DACA

WCCUSD superintendent gets 2-year contract extension

Superintendent Matt Duffy received a two-year contract extension following unanimous approval by the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education. Duffy, whose two-year anniversary with the district is June 30, will also receive...
Discounted Oakland A's tix to support Richmond-based nonprofit

6 Oakland A’s games serve as fundraisers for the Richmond Promise

Purchasing tickets to one of these six Oakland A's home games this season will help support the Richmond Promise program, which provides scholarships and guidance for every Richmond and North Richmond high school senior...
El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High will have a new principal next year, as announced by West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matt Duffy in this communication: By Superintendent Matt Duffy I hope you are enjoying your summer...
Richmond Art Center receives $13,500 grant for WCCUSD after-school program

Richmond Art Center to receive $13,500 grant for WCCUSD after-school program

The Richmond Art Center is set to receive a $13,500 grant to support a program that sends professional artists to West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) elementary schools in order to educate students. This...
WCCUSD: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

WCCUSD: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase through 2020

All West Contra Costa Unified School District employees will receive salary increases of at least 10 percent by the 2020-21 school year after the Board of Education approved agreements Wednesday that will cost the...

Free financial literacy seminar for youth, adults set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Richmond-area families are encouraged to attend the Financial Literacy Workshop on Saturday, June 23. Social Progress Inc. is hosting the free seminar at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Workshops are offered...
Richmond considers declaring homeless problem a 'crisis'

Free Richmond summer program teaches young people to code

Young adults from ages 16 through 24 are encouraged to join a free summer program that will teach them how to code. The program by the city of Richmond's ServiceWorks provides "access to leadership and...
Young people invited to free financial bootcamp, 'Mad City Money'

Young people invited to free financial bootcamp, ‘Mad City Money’

Local young people ages 14 to 24 are encouraged to take part in Travis Credit Union's free annual Mad City Money Young Adult Financial Boot Camp, where they will participate in a fun activity...

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Congressman DeSaulnier to visit U.S.-Mexico border, tour facilities

Congressman DeSaulnier to visit U.S.-Mexico border, tour facilities

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced Wednesday he will visit the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, Tex., to tour the U.S. Federal Courthouse, Border Patrol Processing...

Richmond to offer payment plan for low-income residents with unpaid parking tickets, fees

Eligible low-income Richmond residents with unpaid parking tickets will be able to get on a payment plan instead of being barred from registering their...

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