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We’ve got you covered for education-related news in Richmond, CA. Find articles related to schools, scholarships and school districts in Richmond below.

Uber provides Richmond native with full scholarship to tech bootcamp

Uber gives Richmond native ‘full ride’ to tech bootcamp

An El Cerrito High alum has won a full scholarship from Uber to attend a coding and web development bootcamp in Miami called Ironhack. Diana Marie Lee, who grew up in Richmond, graduated from El...

Students celebrated after earning Chevron Richmond Dr. William F. King Scholarships

Not long after immigrating to the U.S. from Nigeria, Christine Chinwuba (pictured above) suffered from an identity crisis. The Pinole Valley High senior struggled over whether to identify as "black or Nigerian." She felt "too...

Local students encouraged to apply for $1,000 Chevron Somos scholarships

Local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for $1,000 college scholarships from the Chevron Richmond Somos Diversity Network. The Somos Network is an organization of dedicated Latin American and Hispanic employees at Chevron who...
WCCUSD to add Mandarin immersion program in Richmond next school year

WCCUSD to add Mandarin immersion program in Richmond next school year

A Mandarin Dual Language Immersion school is coming to Richmond following approval Wednesday by the West Contra Costa Unified School District's Board of Education. Set to open in August this year at the site of...

LPS-Richmond students to sign letters of intent to play college soccer

For the first time in school history, two student-athletes from Leadership Public Schools in Richmond are set to sign National Letters of Intent to play college soccer. Jesus Alonzo Del Mundo (U.C. Berkeley) and Nicolas...

Caliber Schools to hold ‘Children’s March’ at Richmond campus Friday

Inspired by the massive Women's Marches last weekend, students at an elementary school in Richmond are set to participate in a Children's March on their campus Friday. Students in kindergarten, first and second grades...
Op-Ed: Data-driven solutions needed to close WCCUSD student achievement gaps

Opinion: Data-driven solutions needed to close WCCUSD student achievement gaps

By Natalie Walchuk Every young person is a unique combination of talents, skills, and needs. As a mother of three, I am constantly awed by my childrens’ differences and what each needs to be successful....

Eagle Scout drops off 10,000 school supplies at Verde Elementary

Aryan Ghanadan, a 17-year-old Eagle Scout and senior at Monte Vista High School in Danville, may be the county's busiest young man. In addition to maintaining high grades and juggling the college application process, Ghanadan...
Kennedy High grad wins national science scholarship.

Kennedy High grad wins national science scholarship

Kennedy High graduate Nancy Ng is a chemical engineering major at UC Davis. If somehow that fact alone fails to impress, consider that the freshman recently became one of 30 science students in the nation...
Pinole Middle student arrested for handgun on campus

Pinole Middle School student arrested for handgun on campus

A student at Pinole Middle School was arrested earlier today after allegedly possessing a handgun at school. Just before 11 a.m., students told a teacher at the school at 1575 Mann Drive that they saw...

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Contra Costa Clean Slate Day to be held at Richmond church April 8

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Local students attend Golden State Warriors’ anti-bullying event

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