Thursday, January 23, 2020

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: teachers to receive 15 percent pay increase from 2018 to 2020

WCCUSD to transition 7 Richmond schools into K-8s

UPDATE: On Wednesday, Jan. 15, the WCCUSD halted its plan to transition schools at the request of the Board of Education. Follow-up story here. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is set to...

WCCUSD: New family enrollment begins Jan. 21

The enrollment period for new families wishing to attend their West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) neighborhood school opens at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, including for transitional kindergarten and kindergarten, the WCCUSD...

Free college money and guidance! Apply for the Richmond Promise

As high school seniors anticipate college acceptance season, a Richmond nonprofit is working overtime to ensure the city’s students have the funding and guidance they need to succeed at whichever campus they end up. The...

Amid enrollment season, families invited to education fair

With the West Contra Costa Unified School District's enrollment for new families and school transfers fast-approaching, local families will be able to attend a one-stop shop of information about district schools and programs at...
Wilson Elementary's move to Portola Middle temp campus delayed

Parents call to rename Wilson Elementary after Michelle Obama

Should Woodrow Wilson Elementary School be renamed after former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama? Some parents and students at the school, which is operating on a temporary campus in El Cerrito while its permanent campus...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jesse Hernandez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

High school football action not over; Bay Showcase set for Saturday

With Salesian College Preparatory winning its first ever state title, Kennedy High making it all the way to the North Coast Section Division VI championship game, and the De Anza Dons nearly coming from...

Richmond Promise Scholar spotlight: Jennifer Jimenez

Meet the Richmond Promise Scholars, a growing movement of hundreds of students from Richmond and North Richmond who are currently attending over 100 colleges and universities. They are beneficiaries of the Richmond Promise college...

Chevron takes Richmond schools to Chabot Space & Science Center

The Oakland Chabot Space & Science Center is particularly effective at inspiring an intrigue in science among young people. For some, like Stanley Cheng, that intrigue helped to inspire a career. An electrical engineer at...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD: Staff cuts unavoidable to solve budget deficit

Facing a projected $47.8 million budget deficit in the 2020-21 fiscal year, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held a community forum Monday with the stated aim of launching a public input...

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San Pablo chooses city’s slogan for 2020

The San Pablo City Council held no debate before voting on the city's slogan for 2020. And perhaps that's fitting, as the slogan the...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Deadline extended for Chevron’s black history awareness scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship program has been extended to Jan. 31. High school seniors in the West...

Richmond park aims to preserve past and right past wrongs

On Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Park Plaza neighborhood, nearly 60 volunteers from the nonprofit Groundwork Richmond, the Richmond Rotary Club and the community...