• Rodney A. Robinson Named Senior Advisor for Richmond Public Schools

    Rodney A. Robinson, the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, has recently been named a Senior Advisor for Richmond Public Schools. Beginning August 4, Mr. Robinson will lead the division’s efforts to develop a male teachers of color initiative and establish partnerships with organizations that will help RPS with recruiting and supporting male teachers of color. Rodney will play a key role in the execution of the division’s anti-racism policy agenda and will work closely with the Talent Office to create mentorship opportunities for new teachers.

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  • Richmond Public Schools Distributes 1 Million Meals to Students and Families

    Richmond Public Schools (RPS) has prepared and distributed over 1 million meals to families since closing in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This milestone is absolutely remarkable and a true testament to how the RPS family has come together in this difficult time to support one another,” said RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras. “We are forever grateful to our nutrition workers, custodians, bus drivers, volunteers and so many others for being on the frontlines everyday and making sure our students had access to nutritious meals.“ The division averages 13,000 meals served per day at 56 school and mobile distribution sites throughout the City of Richmond. Personal protective equipment, cleaning materials, books, art kits, and family supplies, including diapers and hygiene kits, have also been available for families at the distribution sites.

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  • RPS Names New Principals for the 2020-2021 School Year

    Richmond Public Schools is pleased to announce the hiring of new principals for the 2020-21 year. “In each one of these candidates we saw great leaders who we know will lead with love and inspire our students to greatness,” said RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras. Principals have been named for Open High School and for each of our 5 preschool centers; Blackwell Preschool Center, Mary Scott Preschool Center, Maymont Preschool Center, MLK, Jr. Preschool Center, and Summer Hill Preschool Center.

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