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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Public Schools are taking an aggressive approach to offering technology based education options for their students.
Its an area, where the district has come under fire from certain city leaders.
In our third conversation with local school superintendents, our education specialist Dr. Bill Bosher asks Dr. Yvonne Brandon how the district is addressing the issue.
BOSHER: "Recently a member of city council advocated changes and questioned the administration's support, what is happening in Technical ed?"
BRANDON: "Well, this year we are excited about the Governor's designation as I said and we will be focusing on two new pathways which we will include partnerships from the business community and our local universities, VCU, Virginia State, Virginia Union and our students will have the opportunity to learn and experience first hand the world of work."
See the video at right for the full interview.
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