After half a year of community debate, four rezoning options are now under final consideration by the Richmond School Board- plans W, X, Y and Z. Plan X calls for the most integration, shuffling students at majority white and majority black schools, to be combined together.
Richmond Public Schools, in partnership with Richmond City Safe Routes to Schools, has launched a new crossing guard program aimed at making students and parents feel safe when they come and go from school.
In October crews from Commonwealth Power put the finishing touches on a solar farm on the roof of Martin Luther King Middle School in Richmond. This is just one of 10 schools across the city that are benefiting from a grant from the RVA Solar fund.
A new report is calling for a partial repeal of a Virginia law. The Legal Aid Justice Center (LAJC) says a portion of the disorderly conduct code is unfairly used to single out black students in public schools.