Richmond students offered SAT for free

In the past, a limited number of SAT fee waivers were available to students who qualified for free and reduced-cost lunches. This year the school district will cover testing fees out of the general fund. The board says allowing students to take the test free of charge promotes a culture of college and career readiness.

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Full UC college scholarship awarded to Kennedy High student

Gates Millennium Scholar Program

Kennedy High School senior Kelssie Sontay has a hero, and it’s not Wonder Woman. It’s Sontay’s dad, a man who she said didn’t get the opportunity to finish elementary school. Sontay recently won a full scholarship to UC Santa Cruz, and says her father was her inspiration. “He’s been my motivation for everything he went…

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