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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.

WCCUSD summer meals program starts June 12

Programa de Comida Para el Verano Empieza Lunes, Gracias al WCCUSD

El programa de comida durante el verano del Distrito Escolar de West Contra Costa empezó este lunes, el 12 de junio. Terminará el viernes, 18 de agosto, de acuerdo al distrito. Para empezar el programa...
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ROP grads prepare for bright futures

Another 60-plus diligent students are set to graduate next week from the award-winning Regional Occupational Program(ROP), but there's little time for these grads to suffer from senioritis. In the last two weeks, the...

Graduados de ROP preparan para sus gran futuros

Más de 60 estudiantes están preparando para su graduación del Programa Regional de Empleo (ROP), pero todavía no pueden celebrar. En las últimas semanas, los graduados han perfeccionado sus habilidades con entrevistas simuladas con empleados...
Travis Credit Union to hold financial bootcamp for youth in Richmond

Travis Credit Union to hold financial bootcamp for youth in Richmond

Travis Credit Union is set to hold a financial education bootcamp in Richmond on Wednesday, June 21, for young people ages 14 to 24. The Mad City Money program will run from 12:30 p.m. to...
Local youth invited to free coding sessions at Emeryville Apple store

Local youth invited to free coding sessions at Emeryville Apple store

Local youth ages 13-18 are encouraged to register for free coding sessions being offered next week at the Apple store at 5640 Bay St. in Emeryville. The Onyx Scholars Codethon will instruct youth in coding...

Truancy prevention program pitched for San Pablo school

A newly-established nonprofit is aiming to launch a truancy prevention program at Lake Elementary School in San Pablo next school year. Rev. Wesley Ellis (pictured at far right) is the executive director of Project T.R.E.E....

Alice Waters helps launch healthy school meals pilot in Richmond

Famed chef and food activist Alice Waters on Wednesday helped announce a year-long healthy foods pilot program at Peres Elementary School in Richmond. The program is set to bring The Conscious Kitchen's locally-sourced, health-focused meals...

Richmond youth head to ‘LA for a Day’ thanks to JetSuiteX partnership

The sky is the limit for 20 local students who were flown to Los Angeles for a day of fun on Tuesday. Their adventure included a visit to the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California...
75-year-old Kennedy High teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

75-year-old teacher inspires in weightlifting contest against students

Nearing his 76th birthday, Kennedy High special education teacher Salvatore Morabito saw no issue with challenging his students -- even the football players -- to a powerlifting competition. Morabito did not win his Rack Pull...

Local students partner with Chevron mentors to invent technologies

Several "disruptions" occurred at a high school event at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Thursday. One involved an idea for a smartphone app that can track classroom performance and then pair students with specific tutors when...

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Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...