Ronald E. Carrington

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Bad for grads

Richmond Public Schools’ 70.6% on-time graduation rate is lowest in Virginia

Richmond Public Schools had the lowest graduation rate in Virginia last June.

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20 out of 44: That is how many city schools are fully accredited

Richmond Public Schools has taken two steps forward and one step back when it comes to full accreditation of the city schools.

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Layoffs, other challenges hit The Market@25th

A new Church Hill grocery store is facing challenges five months after opening.

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Hampton University welcomes students from the Bahamas

Hampton University’s drumline raised the roof with crisp cadences as students — victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Ba- hamas — arrived last week at Richmond International Airport to journey to their new academic “home by the sea.”

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VUU brings academic 'signing day' to Huguenot

Tuesday was a red-letter day for nine Huguenot High School ninth-graders. The stage in a school assembly hall was set with red and white balloons and logos for Richmond Public Schools and Virginia Union University.

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Exonerated Five member stresses importance of knowing your rights in face of police questioning

As the credits rolled, the audience of more than 200 people fell silent with astonishment and anger after viewing “The Central Park Five,” a documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon about the 1989 case in which four African-American teens and a Puerto Rican teen were wrongfully convicted in the brutal assault and rape of a white investment banker as she jogged in New York’s Central Park.

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4 city schools to get new names

The Richmond School Board has embraced renaming four city schools and approved, on an 8-1 vote Monday night, a process to make it happen.

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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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