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Kamras offers plan to change role of public safety in schools

Richmond schools Superintendent Jason Kamras presented to the School Board a list of recommendations designed to re- imagine the day-to-day roles of those charged with security in schools.

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Richmond ice cream queen gives the scoop on Food Network competition

You scream. I scream. Everybody screams for Rabia Kamara, who has won the first two rounds in “Ben & Jerry’s: Clash of the Cones,” a competition to create a new ice cream flavor broadcast on the Food Network.

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School reopening a push-pull for some parents and educators

After a year of virtual learning because of the coronavirus and new concerns about the highly contagious delta variant, Richmond Public Schools students, teachers, staff and contractors must mask up as schools open next Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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’New Shoes For Back To School’ reaches 15-year mark of providing for youngsters

As students across the metro region prepare for in-person classes, they are looking to get new school clothes, especially rocking shoes and fine sneakers.

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Marsh Elementary School dedication this Saturday

This Saturday, Aug. 28, will be a banner day for former state Sen. Henry L. Marsh III and the new elementary school in Church Hill named in his honor that will be officially dedicated.

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Kamras proposes changing role for SROs; board gives green light to new 1,600-student high school

Richmond schools Superintendent Jason Kamras presented a proposal to the School Board Monday night to re-imagine the role of school resource officers, or SROs, the police hired to provide public safety in the city’s public schools.

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Cardinal Elementary School officially dedicated

It was a monumental moment Monday as the ribbon was cut officially opening Cardinal Elementary School in South Side.

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RPS mandates vaccinations for teachers, staff

Richmond Public Schools teachers, staff, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, volunteers, contractors and anyone else working with the district must be fully vaccinated against the corona- virus by Friday, Oct. 1.

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Building a race car from the wheels up revs up learning process for RPS students

Vroom.... Vroom...Vroom. That’s the sound Armstrong High School students yearn to hear as they build the interior of a Dodge Daytona 500R STEM car in a summer program at Richmond Raceway.

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VSU changes names of 4 buildings to honor history of women at university

Virginia State University has taken a monumental step honoring the achievements of African-American women with ties to the school.

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