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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.

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...

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...

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State of the City: Richmond faces difficult financial road

Mayor to explore dissolving Richmond Housing Authority

By Richmond Mayor Tom Butt While the longstanding and increasingly acrimonious issues between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Richmond...
Map points out Richmond's many new and old attractions

Map points out Richmond’s many new and old attractions

Melinda McCrary, the executive director of the Richmond Museum of History, was touted in City Manager Bill Lindsay's newsletter for attracting attention to her...
4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

4 teens arrested following gunpoint robbery in Pinole

Four teenagers -- three from Richmond and one from El Sobrante -- were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person at gunpoint in Pinole,...