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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.

Hey girls! There’s still time to join Rosie’s Girls Summer Camp

Local girls are encouraged to sign up for Rosie's Girls Summer Camp by the last possible sign-up date of May 18. Rosie's Girls provides middle-school girls from low-income families with full scholarships to experience an...
Reddit co-founder visits Richmond after-school program

Reddit co-founder visits Richmond after-school program

Alexis Ohanian Sr., co-founder of social media website Reddit and husband of tennis great Serena Williams, visited an after-school program in Richmond on Tuesday to inspire middle school students, according to a report by...
U.S. World News & Report recognizes several local high schools

U.S. World News & Report recognizes several local high schools

Several local school were recognized on the U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best High Schools list. Leadership Public Schools: Richmond was ranked as California's 18th best public high school in the report, and 144th...

Junior Achievement’s SF gala honors contributions by local students

De Anza High senior Dilraj Singh was recently announced as the winner of the prestigious Junior Achievement Northern California 2018 Glenlyon Scholarship. Singh is one of two Northern California, college-bound students to earn the 4-year,...
About 390 Salesian student assist local nonprofits on Service Day

About 390 Salesian students assist local nonprofits on Service Day

Local nonprofit organizations got a lot of extra help on Friday, April 27, when Salesian College Preparatory held its annual campus-wide Service Day. About 390 students participated with help from about 40 teachers and staff...
WCCUSD releases high school graduation dates

WCCUSD releases high school graduation dates

On Friday, the West Contra Costa Unified School District released its list of upcoming high school graduation dates, a majority of which will occur at Richmond Memorial Convention Center, 403 Civic Center Plaza. Nearly 2,100...

DA Diana Becton to deliver keynote at Law Day 2018 in Richmond

Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton is set to be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Law Day event on Friday, May 4, which provides on opportunity for local high school students to...

Local Teacher of Year visited by county superintendent

Joanne Chen, a veteran teacher at Mira Vista Elementary School, recently received a visit from Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata. That's after Chen was announced last month along with Erik Radkiewicz of...
WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

WCCUSD to maintain SRO funding, staffing levels

Proposals to reduce funding levels for school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools failed to gain traction at Wednesday's Board of Education meeting. A majority of the five board members -- Mister...
Future of school resource officers in question after district board's vote

WCCUSD board to discuss SRO program’s future Wednesday

Controversial proposals to reduce district spending for the program that places police school resource officers (SRO) at West Contra Costa Unified schools -- and to possibly redirect those funds toward training teachers and staff...

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Part of Cutting Boulevard to be shut down Memorial Day weekend

Part of Cutting Boulevard to be shut down Memorial Day weekend

Cutting Boulevard between Spring Street and Carlson Boulevard will be closed to traffic continuously from 9 p.m. Friday, May 25, to 3 p.m. Tuesday...

Chevron Speaks to Danielle Boikanyo, Refinery Shift Leader

What do you do at the Refinery? I am a Refinery Shift Leader (RSL). I manage a crew of Shift Team Leaders and Operators, supporting...

23rd Street ‘Pup Crawl’ set for May 31

Bring your dog, or volunteer to walk one in need from the Jelly's Place animal shelter, for the 23rd Street Pup Crawl on Thursday,...