Archives: 2013 RPS rezoning

School Board votes to close Clark Springs, move forward with rezoning

On Monday, the Richmond School Board voted 5-4 to move forward with a plan for elementary school rezoning and school closings.

“Maybe We All Blew It?”

Commentary by Carol Ao Wolf on the rezoning Plan C.

Parents, teachers turn out to keep Clark Springs open

The Richmond School Board held the first of two public hearings on the difficult decision of whether or not to close Clark Springs Elementary School.

Editorial: 50 questions for the RPS School Board

50 questions for the School Board in light of their 5-to-4 vote to close Clark Springs Elementary School and radically redistrict Cary Elementary School.

A primer on rezoning and school closing

The School Board of Richmond Public Schools will consider closing three schools. Why would they want to, why it’s controversial, and what happens next.

What if Clark Springs Closes?

The School Board has again decided to revisit the idea of closing schools to make up for budget short-comings.

Cary-Clark Springs merger off the table for another year

On a 5-4 vote Monday night, Richmond’s School Board indefinitely delayed the idea of closing schools. The vote came about two months after the board adopted the plan in an effort to shave $1 million off its operating budget.