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Governor Northam had to close Virginia schools during the COVID-19 pandemic weeks ago but made it clear that students will be fed breakfast and lunches through meal distribution sites. Here’s a listing of meal distribution sites in the Metro Richmond area: Richmond Public Schools meal distribution sites Henrico County Public Schools meal distribution sites Hanover […]

Parents listen up! Students will head back to school in two weeks and we need to make sure they have their vaccinations. The Richmond City Health District on East Cary Street is holding a Free Immunization Day for Richmond Public School students only. The free immunizations are going on through this afternoon at 2:30. Children […]

This week Gov. Northam signed two bills allowing Virginia schools to open before the September holiday.

Barbara Johns, a sixteen year old student, staged a strike at Robert Russa Moton High School because of its deplorable conditions. One student John Stokes assisted Johns in the effort in 1951. He shares his story with me. John Stokes grew up in the Jim Crow South.  He attended Robert Russa Moton High School in […]

A Bon Secours Health System employee is in hot water. The employee is an X-ray technician and was guest speaker at a Midlothian High School Assembly. At the start of the guest speaker’s presentation an inappropriate image appeared on a large screen. The image was on a thumb drive provided by the speaker, who was […]

A teacher from Brazil taught a lesson in loving yourself and dismissing negativity just by changing her hair. It’s not new information that kids can be really mean sometimes. However, BBC.com reports that Ana Barbara Ferreira of Sao Paulo decided to lift the spirits of a little girl who was being bullied in a slightly […]

A 10-year-old student mows lawns to help his mom pay for school supplies. He inspired others to help kids in need get ready for school.

Three 7th grade students in Honolulu took on race, privilege, and self-actualization in a podcast posted on Twitter by their teacher.

Education is the key to success irrespective of your zip code. The U.S Department of Education is offering an “experiment” that will allow low-income students to get grants to take college courses while still in high school. Germanna Community College has plans to participate in the “Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment” and is among 44 colleges […]

A Baltimore school police officer, captured slapping and kicking a student last month in a viral video, will not face child abuse charges, reports The Baltimore Sun.

Parents, Educators, and Community Listen Up! Today, Sheriff C.T. Woody, Jr. and the Richmond City Sheriff’s office will partner with several local bar associations and Richmond Public Schools to present the Rule of Law Program to students in middle and high schools. The Rule Law Programs will expose students to various branches of government and […]

In the first two months of 2016, there have been a reported seven school shootings.