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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.

Richmond Promise hiring 10 college interns

The Richmond Promise College Scholarship program is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA. The paid interns will develop their leadership, teamwork and project management skills by, in part, supporting the successful college transition...

Foot Locker surprises Kennedy High senior with $20,000 scholarship

A deserving Kennedy High senior received an incredible surprise Wednesday morning. At a Kennedy High morning pep rally, a representative of Foot Locker showed up to announce that Samone Anderson is one of 20 students...

Students invited to 2nd Annual Building & Construction Trades Career Fair

Local students are encouraged to attend the 2nd Annual Building & Construction Trades Career Fair on Saturday, April 21. The career fair is for middle and high school students, grades 7-12, who will learn about...
WCCUSD to hold public hearing in San Pablo on proposed elections changes

WCCUSD to hold public hearing in San Pablo on proposed elections changes

A public hearing will be held at San Pablo City Council Chambers this Wednesday at 6 p.m. to allow residents to weigh in on how to draw a boundary map for future elections of...
Youth receiving tennis instruction on newly refurbished courts at MLK Park

Youth receiving tennis instruction on newly refurbished courts at MLK Park

Over 230 kids recently refined their tennis skills at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Richmond after the park’s long-dormant tennis courts received extensive repairs, according to the city. As part of an ongoing effort...

Op-Ed: School mental health intern writes in support of Measures E and K

An op-ed by Marlene Clarivel Meza, Richmond resident: Having grown up in Richmond, I thought I knew pretty much what to expect when I started working as a mental health intern at a local...
WCCUSD superintendent addresses reports of immigration enforcement

WCCUSD aims to retain teachers with home down-payment assistance program

Teachers and other staff in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) now have access to a home down-payment assistance program as part of an effort by the district to recruit and retain...

Kensington Elementary named a 2018 California Distinguished School

Kensington Elementary is one of 287 elementary schools across the state to be named 2018 California Distinguished Schools by the California State Department of Education. The annual designations were announced this week by State Superintendent...

Richmond invites young people to free college and career readiness bootcamp

Young people between ages 16 and 24 interested in becoming a leader and boosting their college or career readiness are encouraged to attend the free ServiceWorks bootcamp this Saturday, April 7, at Richmond City...

Mira Vista hosts cultural celebration

By Zach Chouteau The ‘rich life’ segment savored a cultural potluck and celebration at Mira Vista Elementary on Wednesday, March 28 that reveled in cuisine, attire and live performances from all over the world—and from...

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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...
Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond project

Groundbreaking ceremony set for 42-unit North Richmond development

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday, May 3 for the Heritage House, a 42-unit multifamily affordable housing development that will be built on...
Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

Free, family-friendly Water Safety Day set for Richmond Swim Center

The community is invited to attend a free Water Safety Day this Sunday, April 29 at the Richmond Swim Center, 4300 Cutting Blvd. From noon...