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RPS releases initial details of online reopening

When school starts Tuesday, Sept. 8, for Richmond Public Schools students, their online lessons will begin at 9:15 a.m. and end at 4:20 p.m. Students in pre-school through third grade will start earlier — at 9 a.m. and end at 2:45 p.m.

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George Floyd Hologram Memorial brings new light, tribute to Monument Avenue

Hundreds of people gathered at the Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue on Tuesday night to hear the family of George Floyd and their attorney Benjamin Crump speak and to witness the unveiling of a new hologram in tribute to Mr. Floyd.

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Kamras seeking removal of school resource officers

A 90-minute virtual town hall with Richmond Public Schools students may lead to the elimination of police officers in city schools.

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Chesterfield schools to reopen for online learning in the fall; Henrico leaning toward virtual option

Chesterfield County Public Schools is following Richmond’s lead, approving reopening this fall for virtual learning only.

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Richmond School Board awaits details on fall’s virtual reopening

In just a few weeks, Richmond Public Schools will be starting a new school year – virtually.

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New RPS HR director comes from system with similar challenges

Sandra Lee has her work cut out for her.

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Threat of COVID-19 keeping RPS students at home

Richmond Public Schools students will continue learning online this fall when the 2020-21 academic year starts Sept. 8.

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School officials, mayor tour progress of new River City Middle School

As the city’s second Confederate monument was being taken down last week, Mayor Levar M. Stoney, schools Superintendent Jason Kamras, School Board Chair Linda Owen and Vice Chair Cheryl Burke toured one of three educational monuments under construction that are dedicated to the future of city students.

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School Board continues to wrestle with reopening plans, issues

As the Richmond School Board works to come up with a plan for reopening city schools in the fall, one of the big concerns is educational equity and what that means for a school system where nearly 20 percent of the 24,000 students have special or high needs.

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RPS students, families celebrate at ‘different’ graduation ceremonies

There was no glitz and glamour or boisterous cheering typical at graduations, but students in the Class of 2020 at two Richmond high schools had the adoration and cheers of family Tuesday when they accepted their diplomas during ceremonies that practiced social distancing.

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