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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.

Registration for kindergarten, TK begins Monday, Jan. 8

Registration for kindergarten, TK begins Monday, Jan. 8

Registration for enrollment in kindergarten and transitional kindergarten in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) for the 2018-2019 school year begins on Monday, Jan. 8, the district has announced. Parents or guardians can...
Charter school's opening prompts traffic safety proposal

Charter school’s opening prompts traffic safety proposal

The opening this year of a charter school on Marina Way South in Richmond has prompted the city to call for traffic safety measures at a nearby intersection. Amethod Public Schools operates both Richmond Charter...

Attending the Warriors game on Feb. 22 will benefit local students

Attending a Golden State Warriors home game against the Los Angeles Clippers in February can help fund educational opportunities for West Contra Costa County students. The West Contra Costa Public Education Fund is partnering with...

Armed student causes Richmond High lock down

Richmond High was placed on lock down Friday morning in connection with an armed student who was "quickly taken into custody" by a School Resource Officer, police said. Police reported about the incident on Twitter...
Chevron pledges $1M for Bay Area scholarships

Chevron pledges $1M for Bay Area scholarships

After pledging $1 million in October to fund requests by local teachers for classroom projects as part of the annual Fuel Your School program, Chevron this week announced yet another $1 million donation toward...
School closures from NorCal wildfires cost district $3M

School closures during NorCal wildfires cost district $3M

The devastating Northern California wildfires in October have had far-reaching consequences. For one, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) says it lost $3 million in state funds because it closed down schools on...
WCCUSD launches elementary school sports league in Richmond

Nystrom Elementary joins National Historic Registry

By Zach Chouteau Richmond’s Nystrom Elementary School, which was re-launched last fall following a major multiyear makeover, has made news of a completely different kind this autumn. The Harbour Way South venue was recently placed on...

Richmond High e-Bike challenge enjoys record participation

It was a record-breaking feat at the Richmond High track last week – and it took minimal physical effort. The Richmond High School E-Bike Challenge, sponsored annually by Chevron Richmond as part of the Project...
Future of school resource officers in question after district board's vote

Future of school resource officers in question after district board’s vote

The future of a program that places local police officers at public schools is in question after the West Contra Costa Unified School District's Board of Education voted in favor Wednesday of passing a...
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The Potential Project launches for fourth straight year

The Potential Project has returned for a fourth straight year with the continued aim of empowering West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) students to enact positive changes in their schools with help from...

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19-year-old Richmond man arrested for hit and run in San Pablo

19-year-old Richmond man arrested for hit and run in San Pablo

A 19-year-old Richmond man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run acident in San Pablo that sent a 33-year-old man to the hospital,...
County services continue despite government shutdown

County services continue despite government shutdown

The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) announced today that it continues to provide federally-funded benefit programs and services to community...
WCCUSD launches elementary school sports league in Richmond

WCCUSD launching elementary school sports league in Richmond

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to kick off its first elementary school sports league on Saturday, Jan. 20 from...