SFER AN and its parent organization, Students for Education Reform (SFER), present themselves as student-run, grassroots groups that advocate for change and improvement in local public education systems. But leaders in both organizations have charter...
Like paper, pencils and books, electronic tablets have become a routine part of classrooms across Richmond.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) will retain a vital source of revenue, thanks to voter approval of a parcel tax extension that will generate millions of dollars annually for the school system.
Mister Phillips and Tom Panas will be the newest members of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education, according to unofficial results reported by the Contra Costa Elections Division.
The education-focused nonprofit Education Matters, the largest local spender in the 2016 WCCUSD school board race, vetted the candidates they endorsed with questions that included their stance on charter schools.
Campaign contributions totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars have been poured into this year’s race for two seats on the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education, and over half of this money...
In a meeting at Lovonya DeJean Middle School last Wednesday, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Board of Education voted against a petition from Caliber Schools to open a high school in the...
Candidates’ strategies for development across Richmond—and especially downtown—varied greatly.
More than two hundred parents attended the 11th annual Parents as Partners and Leaders Conference held at Lovonya DeJean Middle School last Saturday. The annual conference offers parents a range of guidance, information and advice.
Last week marked the launch of the second annual Richmond Promise scholarship, a Chevron-supported program for college-bound Richmond high school students.
Current local public school students and graduates are working to improve local public school education through SFER and SFER AN.
Two weeks after WCCUSD stops sale of Adams School to Caliber Schools, it submits a petition to open a high school for the 2017 to 2018 academic year.
The Board of Education of the West Contra Costa Unified School District has stopped the sale of Adams Middle School to Caliber Schools for $60,000.