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RPS Board affirms rezoning plan will be finished by late Dec.

The Richmond School Board reaffirmed Monday night that it will complete school rezoning by late December.

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Big back-to-school shoe giveaway on Monday

Many Richmond students will be well-heeled and ready with school supplies when classes start next week, thanks to donations by the community.

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New school year, new principals at 14 Richmond schools

Fourteen new principals will lead public schools in Richmond when the school year starts next week.

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Down again: Student achievement drops again for Richmond Public Schools, according to 2018-19 SOL test results

Richmond Public Schools student achievement continues to decline, according to state Standards of Learning test results released this week by the Virginia Department of Education.

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School Board member Jonathan Young springs open enrollment attendance plan on colleagues

Richmond School Board members were blindsided Monday night when board member Jonathan Young, who represents the 4th District, proposed that Richmond Public Schools allow students to choose which school they want to attend, with a lottery ultimately deciding where students would enroll.

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National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 6

Community groups across the city are gearing up for the 36th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6.

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Perry Miller chosen to lead Richmond International Airport

The Richmond International Airport will get its first African- American president and chief executive officer on Aug. 19.

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NAACP, SCLC kick off statewide ‘Listening Tour’ Aug.1

The Virginia State Conference NAACP and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference are kicking off a “Listening Tour” across the state with a session on Thursday, Aug. 1, in Richmond.

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Students fight the ‘summer slide’ with YMCA’s Power Scholars Academy

The excitement was tangible as more than 40 students from Richmond’s Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School, all wearing identical gray T-shirts, entered the Science Museum of Virginia’s cavernous lobby with its shiny marble floor and 50-foot ceilings as sunlight from big windows bathed the space.

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RPS Shines volunteers add sparkle to Fairfield Court Elementary School

Richmond’s Fairfield Court Elementary School got a big boost on Wednesday. A cadre of 41 volunteers from Capital One’s leadership program flocked to the East End school from Richmond, Northern Virginia, Maryland and five other states, including Texas, to paint, scrub, landscape and generally spruce up the building and grounds as part of RPS Shines 2019.

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