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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 board votes to add 7th and 8th grades to 3 schools

WCCUSD board votes to add 7th and 8th grades to 3 schools

Three West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) elementary schools -- Montalvin, Peres and Verde -- are expanding to include 7th and 8th grades. The WCCUSD Board of Education voted to add the two grades...
Middle school girls explore STEM at CCC conference

Middle school girls explore STEM at CCC conference

At Contra Costa College last month, local middle-school girls played the part of crime scene forensics analysts, closely examining samples of lipstick taken from the scene of a mock crime. Meanwhile, girls nearby combusted...
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WriterCoach Connection orientation set for Richmond on Jan. 16

Here is a New Year's resolution that will have a broad and lasting impact -- and it requires an investment of just two hours per week of your time. The WriterCoach Connection, a 17-year-old, Oakland-based...
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...

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Police chief: ‘Richmond remains a busy place’

On Friday, Feb. 9, Richmond police responded to a domestic violence call and learned an oft-abused woman had, weeks earlier, awakened to her husband...
Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia encourages citizens to apply for civil grand jury

County accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Nineteen members will be selected to...

Unique NIAD fundraiser readies for sixth rendition

By Zach Chouteau One of Richmond’s most vital artistic hubs has unveiled the details for its sixth annual Win Win fundraiser—with the festive function all...