Advocates Ask for Delay on Mayor's Education Compact

A Call to Action 

Everyone is Invited

Please join the Richmond Teachers for Social Justice, Support Richmond Public Schools, New Virginia Majority, Advocates for Equity in Schools, Alliance for a Progressive Virginia, Northside Coalition For Children Inc., RVA Opt Out, and Students for RPS, along with other RPS stakeholders, for a press conference tomorrow (June 7) at 4:30 pm on the steps of Richmond City Hall, 900 E. Broad St.

Currently, Richmond Public Schools, and the communities it serves, face the daunting task of selecting a strong superintendent - one who is equipped to address the challenges our school district faces. It is critical to have broad community support for this new leader to be effective in both the short and long term. It is our shared belief that a singular focus will ensure a considered and impactful process.  

To that end, and considering a broad lack of understanding of the scope and implications of the Education Compact, we are calling for a delay in approving this initiative until a new superintendent has been selected.