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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.

Building Elementary Science Teaching in Richmond

Richmond elementary teachers take part in weeklong science training

by Lisa Wahl Freed from the confines of the classroom walls, 30 Richmond teachers recently spent a day exploring the trails and creek beds of a regional park wilderness area, eagerly collecting data about the...
Peres school community wants one-way 5th Street

Peres school community wants one-way 5th Street

In response to safety concerns by the Peres Elementary school community, the city of Richmond is proposing to turn 5th Street from a two-way street into a one-way southbound street between Lucas and Pennsylvania...
Richmond Promise creating ‘college success culture’ in city

Richmond Promise creating ‘college success culture’ in city

How do you create a college-going culture in Richmond? The answer was on full display at Contra Costa College on Tuesday. Taking a break from their summer vacations, more than 80 just-graduated high school students from Richmond...
Chevron-sponsored camp at Cal State East Bay inspires next-gen engineers

Chevron-sponsored camp at Cal State East Bay inspires next-gen engineers

The remote-controlled robot quickly climbed the ramp, then slowed up just before the bridge. It carefully crossed, but it didn’t need to. The crossing looked rather effortless. Still, cheers erupted in the classroom auditorium...
Kennedy High special ed students, teachers continue beautifying campus

Kennedy High students, teachers continue beautifying campus

Kennedy High special education students with severe disabilities helped transform a once-unappealing plot of the school campus into a pleasant garden, with help from special ed teacher Salvatore Morabito, woodshop teacher James Henderson and art...

Rosie’s Girls become scientists for a day at Chevron Richmond Refinery

The Rosie’s Girls Summer Camp made its annual trip to the Chevron Richmond Refinery on Thursday, where members typically tour the facility and participate in a career panel. But this year, the local middle-school girls...
Superintendente de WCCUSD: “Estamos con” quienes han sido afectados por el término de DACA

WCCUSD superintendent gets 2-year contract extension

Superintendent Matt Duffy received a two-year contract extension following unanimous approval by the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education. Duffy, whose two-year anniversary with the district is June 30, will also receive...
Discounted Oakland A's tix to support Richmond-based nonprofit

6 Oakland A’s games serve as fundraisers for the Richmond Promise

Purchasing tickets to one of these six Oakland A's home games this season will help support the Richmond Promise program, which provides scholarships and guidance for every Richmond and North Richmond high school senior...
El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High to get new principal next year

El Cerrito High will have a new principal next year, as announced by West Contra Costa Unified School District Superintendent Matt Duffy in this communication: By Superintendent Matt Duffy I hope you are enjoying your summer...
Richmond Art Center receives $13,500 grant for WCCUSD after-school program

Richmond Art Center to receive $13,500 grant for WCCUSD after-school program

The Richmond Art Center is set to receive a $13,500 grant to support a program that sends professional artists to West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) elementary schools in order to educate students. This...

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Local girls and Chevron Richmond mentors team up to make ice cream

Here's one thing that will inspire anyone to want to be a scientist: learning to make ice cream. Eighteen members of Girls Inc. of West...
Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Programs from the Sandy Hook Promise initiative are coming to Contra Costa County middle and high schools aimed at preventing gun violence on school...