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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.

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Nearly 1,000 backpacks, supplies given away at Richmond event

Here's one way to get kids excited about the end of summer. Nearly 1,000 backpacks and school supplies were donated to local kids at the Bay Area Rescue Mission in Richmond on Thursday as part...
Chevron's labs host largest class of Project SEED students

Chevron’s labs host largest class of Project SEED students

Congratulations are in order for the 10 local high school students who just completed the Project SEED Program, a 9-week, paid summer internship that has science-minded teens from disadvantaged communities across the nation conducting...

Richmond-based Girls Inc. invites community to Literacy Luau

Children of all ages, families and community members are invited to celebrate reading at an end-of-summer Literacy Luau set for Saturday, Aug. 19 in Richmond. Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County at 260 Broadway...
Wilson Elementary's move to Portola Middle temp campus delayed

Wilson Elementary’s move to Portola Middle temp campus delayed

Despite ceiling leaks and other structural problems plaguing the aging Wilson Elementary School at 629 42nd St., students and teachers will remain at the campus for another year as their planned move to a...

Departing Teach For America director calls for civility among educators

By Tyler Hester I’ve spent the past decade as a teacher, teacher coach, and as the leader of Teach For America here in the Richmond community. During that time, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside...

Volunteers sought to coach local students in writing

The highly regarded WriterCoach Connection (WCC) program is looking to train more volunteers with the ability to help local students develop their writing skills. The program brings volunteers to Lavonya DeJean Middle School, Kennedy High...
Free eye care clinic to assist homeless at Richmond's Bay Area Rescue Mission

Misión de Rescate de la Área de la Bahía (Bay Area Rescue Mission) prepara...

La Misión de Rescate de la Área de la Bahía (Bay Area Rescue Mission en inglés, o BARM), una organización basado en Richmond, está animando miembros de la comunidad a que se registren para...
School Board honors heroic De Anza High employee

School Board honors heroic De Anza High employee

by Zach Chouteau The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education honored Security Officer Andre Krashna at Richmond’s Lovonya Dejean Middle School Wednesday for his courageous leap into action last fall that...

De Anza High grad wins Junior Achievement scholarship

by Sandy Karp Karla Ramirez, a recent De Anza High graduate, has been awarded a prestigious $5,000 college scholarship from Junior Achievement of Northern California, which she will use while attending UC Davis this fall. Ramirez...
Fundraiser launched to provide school supplies, backpacks for local kids

Fundraiser launched to provide school supplies, backpacks for local kids

The Ambitious Mom, a local community organization, has announced its first back-to-school fundraiser, which has been launched online and also at the San Pablo Library. The backpack and school supplies drive aims to assist financially-strapped...

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Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City...

San Pablo’s next Dumpster Day is this Saturday

San Pablo’s public works department is hosting a Dumpster Day this Saturday, Aug. 19,  at El Portal School, 2600 Moraga Street. The event will run...