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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.

UC Berkeley chancellor pens open letter to Richmond community on Berkeley Global Campus

UC Berkeley chancellor addresses Berkeley Global Campus dispute in open letter to Richmond

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks sent an open letter to the Richmond community on Friday reiterating a promise to sign agreements ensuring local residents benefit from the construction of the Berkeley Global Campus at...
RichmondBUILD gets nearly $200,000 EPA grant to place graduates in green jobs

RichmondBUILD receives nearly $200,000 EPA grant to place graduates in green jobs

RichmondBUILD, the highly successful local job training program that places 80-percent of its graduates in jobs with an average starting wage of $18.33 per hour, has received a $192,300 grant from the U.S. Environmental...
President Obama also 'bugged' about Richmond space weapons resolutions

Cesar Chavez Elementary students write to President Obama, receive heartfelt response

The third and fourth grade classes at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Richmond sent such persuasive essays to the White House, they received a response from the Obama Administration, according to the West Contra...
Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond on June 6

Healthy Village Festival returns to downtown Richmond on Saturday, June 6

Mark your calendars for the return of the Healthy Village Festival in Richmond on Saturday, June 6. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the block that includes Community Green Space Park on Macdonald Avenue at...
About 600 people expected to attend free Getting Ready for College Conference in Richmond Saturday

Black high school seniors from Richmond can win $250 by writing an essay

Black high school seniors from Richmond who plan to attend college have an opportunity to earn a $250 scholarship toward their education by writing an essay, according to community advocate Rodney Alamo Brown. This week,...
De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

De Anza High grad recognized for persevering in Arena Football League

Ruschard Dodd-Masters, a Richmond native and De Anza High grad, was recognized Friday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal for persevering for six seasons in the Arena Football League’s minor league before becoming a quality...
Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

Helms Middle School students make song about Richmond with help from local rapper

A project by local rapper Ricky Antonio encouraging youth expression through art has led to a must-listen song. Ricky Antonio started a hip hop class at Helms Middle School, where he attended in his youth,...
Eight teens honored for earning Chevron Richmond Somos scholarships

Eight teens honored for earning Chevron Richmond Somos scholarships

Eight Richmond high school seniors who earned the Chevron Richmond Somos -- Latin American and Hispanic Employee Network scholarship were honored at a banquet last week for demonstrating scholastic achievement, community involvement and leadership skills. The...
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has released its weekly sports schedule: (Click to enlarge schedules).

Candidates for WCCUSD board of education seats to participate in three public forums

The 10 candidates running for seats on the West Contra Costa County Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education in the Nov. 4 election have been invited to participate in a series of three...
Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT should apply for youth academy

Richmond teens seeking careers as firefighter, EMT can apply for youth academy

The Richmond Fire Department released a statement Tuesday night encouraging local high school students to join the Richmond Youth Academy, which can help prepare them for such careers as a firefighter, emergency medical technician,...

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