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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.

Local youth learn the science of baseball at Oakland Coliseum

Imagine walking into an empty Oakland Coliseum with your teammates and you've got the place all to yourselves. That's pretty much the experience about 75 young ballplayers from West Contra Costa County enjoyed on Tuesday...
Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond’s weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond's annual Back to School Carnival -- a full weekend of amusement rides, carnival games, fair food and a school supplies giveaway -- will take place at Civic Center Plaza and Macdonald Avenue from...
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 to give fathers and male mentors a couple hours off...

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 Council approved funding several nonprofits' efforts to coordinate and implement...
Cookie Monster, Ernie, Bert and 100-plus books color Sesame Street Literacy Fair

Cookie Monster, Ernie, Bert and 100-plus books color Sesame Street fair

More than 125 backpacks and 100 books were passed out at the first Sesame Street Literacy Fair at the Monterey Pines Community Room in Richmond on Aug. 10. The event, a collaboration between Praise Fellowship...
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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...

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$825,000 gift to support Contra Costa College business students

Retired biz professor’s estate gifts $825,000 to Contra Costa College

The Contra Costa College Foundation announced Monday that it received a gift of $825,000 from the estate of retired business professor Stephen C. Schaefer...
East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

Teachers and counselors will be celebrated at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when the brewery hosts the first "Cheers...

Richmond police convince suicidal man to drop knife

An armed, suicidal man in an Iron Triangle home took to Facebook Live during his moment of heightened distress last week -- but two...