A comics-format examination of the power dynamics of Education Matters–a West Contra Costa County nonprofit funded by a local philanthropist–and its ability to influence school board elections and bring in charter schools.
Hay una cara nueva en la oficina central de West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD). Matthew Duffy, el primer nuevo superintendente del distrito en 10 años, asumió el cargo el 6 de julio, tras...
Richmond Confidential interviews the new superintendent of the West Contra Costa County Unified School District, Matthew Duffy.
Students at Summit K2, a charter middle school in El Cerrito, are testing a new way to learn online, courtesy of Facebook.
This year, the Ed Fund awarded $35,000 in grant money to 48 projects in 27 schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District to help teachers and schools bring enriched learning to their students.
The West Contra Costa County Public Education Fund, The Ed. Fund, has received $384,000 from the College Access Foundation to increase financial aid advising and expand support for high school seniors thinking about going to...
West County voters to decide on a new parcel tax to fund schools.
West Contra Costa County voters have been highly supportive of school-related bond measures in the past. But could a down economy and lingering worries about leadership on the district school board prove enough to doom...
In a deeply personal essay, a Richmond teen describes the harrowing effects of violence and gang culture on his childhood, and his key to breaking free from the cycle.
It will soon be unlawful for children to roam the streets during school hours. A unanimous City Council on Tuesday adopted an ordinance that enacts a daytime curfew for school kids.