On Thursday, students are Peres Elementary School performed during their annual winter music concert. Music is alive at Peres and three other Richmond Schools in part because of a program called Education Through Music East Bay.
Ladies of Literature, or LOL, is an elective creative writing class at El Cerrito High School that helps young women of color express themselves through poetry.
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.
At the end of two hours of often emotional, powerful discussion Saturday on youth issues in Richmond – covering education, outreach, violence and fear — the resounding consensus was a need for more: Richmond needs more outlets for talking with, to and about its youth.
Founded in 2010, the Kennedy Young Men’s Group provides a safe space for young African American men to speak freely about issues in their lives.
West County voters came out strong for education Tuesday — both on a local and state level. Measure E, Measure G and Prop 30 passed. Todd Groves and Randy Enos will join the West Contra Costa School Board.
On the eve of the election, seniors from the Richmond High School Health Academy debated the merits of Measure N, a controversial tax on the city ballot that would levy a one-cent-per-ounce fee on sugar-sweetened beverages. About 150 people—including Councilmember Jeff Ritterman, who crafted the measure, listened to the arguments from the 12 students, who had spent the last four weeks developing their positions on the issue. Richmond Academy students debate: Yes or No on Measure N? The idea to…
Thousands of students, teachers and families — many proudly sporting Giants gear — poured into San Francisco’s AT&T Park to soak up some sun and science Saturday during the second annual Bay Area Science Festival sponsored by Chevron and organized by the University of California San Francisco. More than 500 Richmond students were bused to the event.
Civic engagement became a hands-on activity at Olinda Elementary School on Tuesday when students participated in a school-wide mock election.
More than 50 Richmond High School students were honored Thursday with uniquely crafted fish hats for achieving proficient or advanced scores in math on their California Standards Test.
Voters in West County have a lot to think about this election when it comes to education. The West Contra Costa Unified School District is asking voters to approve a $360 million bond measure. Read more about Measure E.
Voters in West County have a lot to think about this election when it comes to education. The West Contra Costa Unified School District is asking voters to approve a parcel tax extension. Read more about Measure G.