Ronald E. Carrington

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RPS honors former coach and mentor by naming middle school gym for him

Allen “Cutt” Cole mentored hundreds of students as a teacher and track, flag football and basketball coach at Thomas H. Henderson Middle School in North Side.

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Area school districts review safety measures after Uvalde school shootings

The May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, has prompted local school systems to review their safety measures.

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VUU, VSU join public schools to retain Black and Latino male teachers

Richmond Public Schools’ RVA Men Teach program has partnered with Virginia Union and Virginia State universities to create a Teacher Residency program for male minority teachers.

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VSU’s new academic building scheduled for 2024 opening

Virginia State University students studying the Harlem Renaissance, American history or trends in education will soon do so in an expansive new academic building that the university promises to provide “transformational academic experiences.

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RPS chief operating officer quits

Alana Gonzalez, the chief operating officer for Richmond Public Schools, has submitted her resignation, effective Friday, May 20.

Fox students get warm welcome at Clark Springs Elementary building

Students from Fox Elementary School started their first day of classes Monday at their new home—Clark Springs Elementary School, which will be their temporary campus for the remainder of the school year.

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Virginia Museum of History & Culture reopens May 14 after $30M renovation

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture will reopen this weekend after a two-year, $30 million renovation with a celebration featuring new exhibits, rich family stories, entertainment, activities and food trucks.

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School Board reverses course, approves River City Middle rezoning

The Richmond School Board approved a rezoning plan for River City Middle School that will alleviate the overcrowding that has occurred in the first year of the school’s opening for in-person learning.

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Displaced Fox Elementary students to start classes May 9 in Clark Springs building

Fox Elementary School students, teachers and staff will move into Clark Springs Elementary School in early May for the remainder of the school year.

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RPS continues community conversations about new George Wythe High School

As design funding for a new George Wythe High School is expected to be approved by Richmond City Council on Monday, April 25, Richmond Public Schools’ Wythe Reimagined community meetings will continue across the city.

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